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1970s – research a decade – the decade that taste forgot?

For our homework this week we were asked to research a decade and I chose the  decade of my birth: the 1970s. The 1970s is often remembered with a bit of embarrassment. Why is this so? It seems that we … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘The Function of the Studio’ by Daniel Buren

Last week we were given an article to read: ‘The Function of the Studio’ by Daniel Buren (translated by Thomas Repensek), written in 1971. The essay asks, in basic terms, what function does the studio have for the artist and … Continue reading

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More ‘expanding field’ artists from today’s tutorial

Artists working in the expanding field can be subdivided into the various categories discussed in the essay ‘Sculpture in the Expanding Field’. I didn’t divide my findings this way though in my previous posting, but it is a useful exercise … Continue reading

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Twenty ‘expanding field’ artworks…

Simon Beck The first artist that comes to mind to me as an ‘expanding field’ artist is the snow artist I discovered a couple of week’s ago: Simon Beck. British engineer Beck, after he suffered some injuries and could no … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘Sculpture in the Expanding Field’ by Rosalind Krauss

Our homework last week was to read an essay called ‘Sculpture in the Expanding Field’ which was published in 1979, written by an art theorist and critic called Rosalind Krauss. I had never heard of this essay, so didn’t realise … Continue reading

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