Exercise 4 – Looking at Context

Damien Hirst The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (1991), 2170 x 5420 x 1800 mm | 85.5 x 213.4 x 70.9 in, Glass, painted steel, silicone, monofilament, shark and formaldehyde solution. Image: Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012 My first reaction to the piece … Continue reading Exercise 4 – Looking at Context

Exercise 1

Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1950 (replica of 1917 original)(porcelain urinal) Credit: Fountain, 1950 (replica of 1917 original) (porcelain urinal) , Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) / Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, PA, USA / Gift (by exchange) of Mrs. Herbert Cameron Morris, 1998 / Bridgeman Images My first response to this piece was "crass and intentionally controversial". On … Continue reading Exercise 1