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Assignment 4 – Project 1: Stage 3 – Leon Bakst Analytical Study

The costume designs of Leon Bakst: Schéhérazade – Costume for the Chief Eunuch. Identification: Leon (sometimes written Léon) Bakst, as main set and costume designer for Les Ballets Russes in 1910, designed the sets and all costumes for the wildly … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh

Whilst researching Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh I referred to a book in my collection entitled Rennie Mackintosh Inspirations in Embroidery by Dorothy Wood.  There are some excellent ideas for translating art deco designs into textiles using many techniques. One multi-layered cut-back … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Project 1: Stage 3 – Tracey Emin Analytical Study

Above:  Wall plaque mounted aside art piece , Art Gallery of NSW, 13th December 2013. I also ‘do not expect’ to walk into our State gallery and be confronted with a huge example of Tracey Emin’s work just as I’m … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Project 1: Stage 2

An in-depth study. Lucienne Day, nee Désirée Lucienne Conradi, was born 5th January 1917 in Coulsden, Surrey, to a Belgian father and English Mother.  The youngest of four children, the others all being boys, she enjoyed a wealthy start to … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 – Project 1: Stage 1 – Progress

Continuing research I’ve spent the last couple of weeks collecting data, reading books, magazines, websites and articles relating to the 10 artists I’m currently researching, as well as visiting galleries and mulling over the future artists I am considering featuring … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 Contextual studies – Project 1: Stage 1

Research The task is to research ten international artists and designers, from a list of given names.  This is an information collecting and gathering exercise where we include a range of material from sources such as internet downloads, photographs, catalogues, … Continue reading

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