Exercise 1 – Place. London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T. and Millar, J. (2005)

My notes on this textbook can be found on this page. Here I will outline my thoughts on the opening essay 'Place - The First of All Things'. One of the key ideas in this essay is that of place as an ephemeral construct that is impossible to pin down. The authors suggest that it is … Continue reading Exercise 1 – Place. London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T. and Millar, J. (2005)

Paul Klee

Paul Klee painted quite a few abstract paintings that had a strong sense of place. Opera Auditions, 1931 (gouache on paper laid down on board), 40.5 x 56cm, Klee, Paul (1879-1940) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images This image is constructed of tiny dots which only seems to emphasise the … Continue reading Paul Klee