Category: Part 2

Oct 09

Assignment 2 Feedback

The feedback from my tutor on the second assignment was generally good. The two main areas for development, I think, are to develop my own comments in the annotations of paintings and to use this blog more for reflecting my learning and development and not just as a repository for the exercises. I will try …

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Jul 13

Annotate a Realist Image

Attached is an annotation of the painting by Edouard Manet Music in the Tuileries Gardens The photo has been removed for copyright purposes. A copy of the image can be seen here http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/edouard-manet-music-in-the-tuileries-gardens

Jul 13

Annotate a Post-Impressionist Image

Attached is an annotation of the painting by Vincent Van Gogh; A Wheatfield, with Cypresses The photo has been removed for copyright purposes. A copy of the image can be seen here http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/vincent-van-gogh-a-wheatfield-with-cypresses  

Jul 13

Exercise: Decorate a Town House

In this exercise were were invited to imagine ourselves as the Curator of a terraced town house that has been acquired by a museum. We needed to select four or five works of art to place in the Drawing Room or other major rooms. Attached is my report on the Exercise.

Jul 11

Exercise: A Roman Palace

This specification is for works of art to hang on the walls in two rooms in my palace in Rome. One of the rooms is a very large main reception room which is open to the public. The second room is a much smaller and private study area. I would like to treat these two …

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Jul 08

Visit a Town House

For this exercise I visited the Stranger’s Hall, Norwich. A copy of the report on the visit is attached.

Jul 02

Analyse a Painting of a Historical Event

For this exercise I chose an event from the American Civil War painted by Winslow Homer called Prisoners from the Front The image has been removed for copyright purposes, the original can be seen here http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/22.207

Jul 02

Annotate an Image of Contemporary Events

Attached is an annotation of the painting by JMW Turner The Slave Ship the full title is Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On) The photo has been removed for copyright purposes. A copy of the image can be seen here http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/slave-ship-slavers-throwing-overboard-the-dead-and-dying-typhoon-coming-on-31102

Jul 02

Exercise: Prints for Sale

This catalogue lists a number of works that I feel will be of great interest to my regular clients. I start with two prints from Lucas van Leyden (b Leiden. 1494; d Leiden, 1533). His engravings are influenced by the master, Albrecht Durer Durer; they show a great inventiveness in what they portray, for example …

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Jul 02

Annotate Two 17th Century Art Works

For the first part of this project see the attached Annotation of The Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio The photograph has been removed for copyright purposes, the painting can be seen here; http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/michelangelo-merisi-da-caravaggio-the-supper-at-emmaus   For the second part I have chosen to annotate Rembrandt’s The Woman Taken in Adultery Again the photograph has been removed …

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