Lecture 5 – Postmodernist art examples

Duane Hanson

  • American sculptor (1925-1996)
  • BA from Macalester College (St. Paul, MN) and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
  • Worked with a variety of materials in making his lifelike sculptures including bronze, Bondo, polyester resin and fiberglass (plus accessories)

Tourists II (1988)
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/duane_hanson.htm, accessed 1/22/13

Young Shopper, (1973)
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/duane_hanson.htm, accessed 1/22/13

Sunbather with Black Bikini (1989)
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/duane_hanson.htm, accessed 1/22/13

 

Jogger (1983)
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/duane_hanson.htm, accessed 1/22/13

Anish Kapoor

  • British sculptor (born in Mumbai 1954)
  • Trained at Hornsey College of Art and Chelsea School of Art & Deisgn
  • Uses a variety of mediums for his large scale public sculptures
  • Has collaborated with architectures and engineers

Untitled (2004)
http://www.gladstonegallery.com/kapoor.asp?id=1117, accessed 1/22/13

Blood Cinema (2004)
http://www.gladstonegallery.com/kapoor.asp?id=1120, accessed 1/22/13

 

Sky Mirror (2006)
http://www.mca.com.au/exhibition/anish-kapoor/, accessed 1/22/13

1000 Names (1981)
http://www.mca.com.au/exhibition/anish-kapoor/, accessed 1/22/13

 

My Red Homeland (2003)
http://www.mca.com.au/exhibition/anish-kapoor/, accessed 1/22/13

 Postmodernist Architecture

http://designmoki.blogspot.com/2009/12/modernism-vs-postmodernism.html, accessed 1/22/13

 

Frank Gehry, Tancici Dum (Dancing Building)
http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-35499598, accessed 1/22/13

http://chicabi-uniquearchitecture.blogspot.com/2012/12/postmodern-architecture.html, accessed 1/22/13

 

Frank Gehry, Goggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
http://artiststory.blogspot.com/, accessed 1/22/13

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