Category Archives: Assignment 4: Contextual Studies

Jacqueline Groag

Reading my feed from The Textile Blog which came through this morning I was thrilled to see that Jacqueline Groag was the featured artist.  As a contemporary of Lucienne Day, who I looked at in-depth in assignment 4, I lightly … Continue reading

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Reading material within Assignment 4

As this was a research assignment I referred to many books and on-line resources, all of which have been referenced within the relevant posts, so won’t be listed again here. However as a result of this assignment I found myself … Continue reading

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Artist inspired sketchbook work

Inspired by Margaret Macdonald Macintosh. This motif was originally cut as a lino print.  It has been photocopied, resized and repeated to create an overall repeat fabric pattern.  The grey background would have been more prominent if I had used … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Review

Assignment Review: Did you find this more theoretical approach helpful, interesting, inspiring, restrictive or boring? I found it very interesting.  The artist names supplied all had different specialities, some of which I hadn’t explored before, so it has increased my … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Project 2: Stage 2 – Ken Done Analytical Study

Sydney Celebration In 2007 Ken Done painted a picture entitled Sydney Celebration.  It is a wonderfully vibrant piece and although I wasn’t able to see the original I did see a limited edition print in his gallery last week (No. … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Project 2: Stage 2 – Ed Pien Analytical Study

Imaginary Dwelling. Identification. The exterior of the installation is a white tent.  Within this is a group of small transparent model houses creating a miniature townscape, all resting on a clear undulating base.  Hand-cut transparent pattern pieces are arranged in … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Project 2: Stage 2 – Christo Analytical Study

Wrapped Coast. Identification: In 1968-9 Christo was in contact with John Kaldor of Universal Textiles (Australia) Ltd. regarding a proposal to wrap a section of Sydney coastline. John Kaldor became the contact and main player in the project at the … Continue reading

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