Early life The youngest of seven children born to a German mother and an Irish father, Gormley grew up in a wealthy Roman Catholic family living in Dewsbury Moor, West Yorkshire. He attended Ampleforth College, a Benedictine boarding school in Yorkshire, before reading archaeology, anthropology and the history of art at Trinity College, Cambridge, from 1968 to 1971. He travelled to India and Sri Lanka to learn more about Buddhism between 1971 and 1974. After attending Saint Martin's School of Art and Goldsmiths in London from 1974, he completed his studies with a postgraduate course in sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London, between 1977 and 1979. Career Gormley's career began with a solo exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1981. Almost all his work takes the human body as its subject, with his own body used in many works as the basis for metal casts. Recognition Art market Major works References
nenuno creative - digital design blog with a touch of creativity!Pietà (Michelangelo)Detail of Mary The structure is pyramidal, and the vertex coincides with Mary's head. The statue widens progressively down the drapery of Mary's dress, to the base, the rock of Golgotha. The figures are quite out of proportion, owing to the difficulty of depicting a fully-grown man cradled full-length in a woman's lap. Much of Mary's body is concealed by her monumental drapery, and the relationship of the figures appears quite natural. Michelangelo's interpretation of the Pieta was far different from those previously created by other artists, as he sculpted a young and beautiful Mary rather than an older woman around 50 years of age. The marks of the Crucifixion are limited to very small nail marks and an indication of the wound in Jesus' side. The Madonna is represented as being very young for the mother of a 33 year old son, which is not uncommon in depictions of her at the time of the Passion of Christ. The process took less than two years. Pope-Hennessy, John (1996). Coordinates:
Index of art historical sites. Digital Imaging Project: Art historical sitesTHIS SITE IS ALWAYS UNDER CONSTRUCTION--coming soon: more images from Spain (Barcelona, Tarragona, Valencia, and Zaragoza), from Sicily, from Scotland, and from Guatemala. See earlier featured sites here. Click here to go to the index of artists and architects. Click here to go to the chronological index. NOTE: I still have thousands of slides to scan so I will be adding pages regularly. Web Creator's comments: philosophy, technical issues, use of images, etc. In Memoriam: Maggie, our English Springer Spaniel Austria / Belgium / Cambodia / Canada / Egypt / France / Germany / Great Britain / Greece / Guatemala / India / Ireland / Italy / Mexico / The Netherlands / Pakistan / Poland / Portugal / Spain / United States / Vietnam / See also Women Architects (with more than 60 buildings by Julia Morgan) See also Index to Sculpture and Architecture by African American Artists or Relevant to African American History and Culture Austria Vienna Apartment Block No. 38 (Wagner) St. Belgium Edfu
Neo GothicGothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, Neo-Gothic or Jigsaw Gothic, and when used for school, college, and university buildings as Collegiate Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England. Its popularity grew rapidly in the early 19th century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval Gothic architecture, in contrast to the neoclassical styles prevalent at the time. Gothic Revival architecture often has certain features,derived from the original Gothic architecture style, including decorative patterns, finals, scalloping, lancet windows, hood moldings and label stops. Relation to other cultural movements The Gothic Revival was paralleled and supported by "medievalism", which had its roots in "antiquarian' concerns with survivals and curiosities. Survival and revival A younger generation, taking Gothic architecture more seriously, provided the readership for J.
Monster-MunchThe History of Visual CommunicationThis website, which contains the material of the course VA312, taught at Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey; attempts to walk you through the long and diverse history of a particular aspect of human endeavour: The translation of ideas, stories and concepts that are largely textual and/or word based into a visual format, i.e. visual communication. Wikipedia defines visual communication as: The primary tool by which man has visualised ideas is through the usage of writing and, by extension, type: Writing/type is the visual manifestation of the spoken word. And words are what we communicate with. Thus it is no overstatement when we say that type is the essence of visual communication and by extension of visual communication design. Type, where it is present, is simply the single most important element that you put on a page, since it inherently carries the essence of communication and communication is what our subject of study as graphic/multimedia designers is all about.
Arts On Earth - Best Pics of Nature, Environment and TechnologySweet StationZemer Peled Peled was born and raised in a Kibbutz in the northern part of Israel. After completing a BA (Hons) at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem she graduated with an MA (Hons) from the Royal College of Art. In recent years her work has been featured nationally and internationally in museums and galleries including Sotheby’s and Saatchi Gallery-London, Eretz Israel Museum-Tel Aviv and the Orangerie du Senate, Paris among others. Zemer Peled’s work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world. Her sculptural language is formed by her surrounding landscapes and nature, engaging with themes of nature and memories, identity and place. Peter Harris ” In the decade that I’ve painted the urban landscape, one name is consistently mentioned when people first encounter my work: Edward Hopper. Philippe Tyberghien ” I am a Franco/Belgian artist who works in photography and makes them look like old paintings (old or less). Mi Ju Christophe Jacrot Henn Kim Ken Lavey
Christopher Kim " The world in my eyes as I see it.LUCK – AN NYC Marriage Proposal’s back! After 9 long months of this video being private. I guess it got overwhelming popular that they password … Grace & Jay Engaged Teaser! Grace & Jay Engaged Teaser! A picture we took on Saturday with one of my couples Grace and Jay for their engagement photos! Jen+Joe Engaged! Jen+Joe Engaged! Jen & Joe I say it now, as I always believed, Trust is everything and it will always show in the pictures. Marc + Eiffel Save the Date Session Marc + Eiffel Save the Date Session Long time friend and wedding photography mentor asked me to shoot his engagement/save the date photos. Save the Date Save the Date So this post is dedicated to my new friend Hanna who helped/assisted me with lighting last night with her friends Jen & Joe’s engagement shoot … Paul Carlin Trash the Dress Paul Carlin Trash the Dress Paul and Carlin commissioned me to do a trash the dress shoot for them to add to their wedding pictures. Photo of the day Photo of the day I’m awesome like them