Level 3 Printmaking 2012 Printed surface in space 3.1 Analyse methods and ideas from established printmaking practice Credits: 4
Swoon Introduction Swoon is a street art artist born in New London in 1978 and raised in Daytona Beach in Florida, she studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and she moved to New York when she was nineteen, starting her wheat paste prints and paper cut-outs figures. Her works usually are depicting people, workers, homeless people even her family and friends, she shows the reality of the society and the changing of the city.
Ideas and subject matter Woodcut becomes general in her art work, Swoon likes to paste her work around the world, including abandon building, bridges, fire escapes, water towers and street signs. Swoon transforms spaces into paper and wood, sprawling with realistic cut-out street people doing everyday things like chatting, riding bicycles or going shopping. She uses scavenged local materials and embraces print media as a potent means of action for social change.
Influences and materials The reason why Swoon likes to present her work in the public is because she loves to exploring neglected space and walls with interesting textures. The main materials of her work usually are newspaper and wheat starch paste. Techniques:wood block prints Indonesian shadow puppet, wheat paste newspaper, linocut print paper cut outs
Influenced of the society Her works widely recognized as one of the foremost female influences in the international street art scene, several of her pieces have been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York City.
This work which could shows us the idea of her work could inspired from everything.The man sitting on the box is based on a time that Swoon saw a man ticketed for the illegal use of a milk crate, which he was sitting on in the middle of the street. She thought this was ridiculous, because people should be able to use the streets as public spaces.
Dieter Roth Introduction:Dieter Roth was born in 21/4/1930 and died in 5/6/1998, he was an Icelandic artist of German-Swiss heritage best known for his artist's books, editioned prints, sculptures, and works made of found materials, including rotting food stuffs. He was also known as Dieter Rot and Diter Rot. he was a fluent draftsman and expert printmaker, and his drawings and prints contained his wild energy within peculiarly virtuosic forms. Compared to the innumerable self-described artists of the last several decades. He began an apprenticeship in commercial art when his family moved to Bern in 1947, his clientele include the local milk association and the cheese union.
IdeaHe came up with the idea of an institution the other way round, where the students would forever be on the move, visiting the “professors” scattered around the globe, and coming into all of those creative and inspiring situations people only encounter when out and about. Dieter’sfavorite activities is travelling and the most famous work that he’d done was the Piccadilly Circus in 1969.InfluenceOn October 6, The Hauser & Wirth New York had made the 80th anniversary of the birth of Dieter Roth, hehad became the most important and influential artist of the second half of 20th century from presenting his outstanding work.
TechniquesDieter Roth is good at using wide variety of media to complete his work, spanning everything from drawings to series of sketches, prints, print portfolios and books, from individual objects to films and collages, from painting to installation, also including musical objects, performance and a significant body of poetic works.To Roth, experimental and expansive work in various media and with differing materials was a constant challenge butbasically he likes to use lino and woodcut(relief printing), etching(intaglio/gravure printing), litho, offset, serigraph(screen printing), Pressing, squashing, collage In some of his works, he can even combine different techniques together . MaterialsDieter Roth is known to have referred to his work as dinge or ‘stuff,’ deploying an all-encompassing word to convey his discovery that even the most seemingly banal act of covering things up or leaving them alone, produced something more beautiful and entertaining than the pieces over which he had laboured in younger years. He is a very special artist, like using unique materials to complete his art works instead of using normal materials, he rather use postcardsor other organic materials such as spices, fruits, chocolates, sausages even bird seed.
Print with elevated surface from 6 Piccadillies 1960-70 50x70 IdeaThe ideas of making those postcards is because Dieter Roth loves postcard, he love sending or making postcards to people. Techniques He made a whole lots of postcard with different techniques such as screen printing, different colours, and different ways,
Rabbit shit rabbit 1972 Material and TechniquesThe material Dieter Roth had used on his work ‘’Rabbit-Shit-Rabbit’’ is the Linet chocolate bunny mould was re-used, making an immediately recognisable bunny rabbit from rabbit shit, it formed in a bunny shape.
LiteraturwurstHalbzeit (Literature Sausage), 1961—1974Book of cut-up novel, water, gelatin, and spices in sausage casing52.5 x 42.5 x 12 cm / 20 11/16 x 16 3/4 x 4 3/4 in Literaturwurst (Literature Sausage) is an Artist's book, made by Dieter Roth between 1961 and 1974.
David Salle IntroductionDavid Salle is an American painter born 1952, he help define postmodern sensibility by combining figuration with a varied pictorial language of multi-imagery. His major art have been taken to Whitney Museum of American Art and display by the museum in New York. His work fist came to public attention in 1980s, after that his work has been sent away to other places for doing the exhibition.
IdeaThe idea of art for David Salle is about something else, he said ‘’Everybody wants to be popular. Well, I suppose there might be a certain fascination in being unpopular -- but I guess the point is simply that art as art is not, or ought not to be, anyway, a popularity contest. Art is about something else. And that something else is not measurable by the same tools that are used to measure products in popular culture. I don’t want to see the two ideas inextricably merged.’’ Techniques and subject matterHis work subject could be everything like flowers, bowls of pears or cartoon ducks.his usually large canvases often represent a mixture of figurative paintingand abstraction and of painting and collage techniques, usually used acrylic and oil.
Angles in the rain Idea The art work from David Salle ‘’Angels in the Rain‘’, its contains images of angel statuary, performing bears and acrobats as well as examples of the portraits, interiors and still lifes that continue to distinguish David Salle’s work. The idea of this works is suggest a dramatic monologue or stand-up comedy routine. Material In this work, David Salle has used oil and acrylic paint on canvas. Which is unique to other artist form processing their work on paper or other objects.