Below is a summary of the main points taken from books and research related to Contemporary Art to make the information more accessible. The titles link to the relevant blog post which goes into far more detail.
I admit that I still don’t really understand installations as an art form so in an attempt to try to get my head around it I have made some notes on Mark Rosenthal’s Understanding Installation Art, from Duchamp to Holzer (2003). Continue reading “Books: Understanding Installation Art, from Duchamp to Holzer”
Continuing on the theme of text in art I picked up Selby’s Art and Text. Continue reading “Books: Art and Text”
This book is not so much a guide to reading contemporary art in general but provides a large cross section of contemporary artists’ work with analysis. Inspired by the task on Mixed Messages I decided to focus on works which include text in some way. Continue reading “Books: How to Read Contemporary Art”
Yet to explore much with mixed media, I have been flicking through various books to get ideas of techniques to try. Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media includes a selection of interest. Continue reading “Books: Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media”
I popped into A Room with a View, an art gallery based in Worthing, to take a look at some of the contemporary art on display. Three (or rather four) artists particularly caught my eye. Continue reading “Interesting Works in A Room with a View Gallery Worthing”