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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Bridget Riley

Bridget Riley began painting figure subject in a semi-impressionist manner, which quickly led her to pointillism. This spurred her on to look at producing disorientating effects to the eye, and drew slowly away from pointillism, to where she is today. Each piece of work is individually crafted for the disorientation, confusion and slight bewilderment. “Although […]

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Berenice Sydney

Berenice Sydney inscribes her work with her passion for music and dance as she studied classical ballet, guitar and flamenco. She also throws in the sense of liberation and freedom of expression which prevailed Britain in the 1960s. The Cubist and fauvist eras was essential to her work, informing and inspiring her of new narratives […]

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Maurizio Anzeri

Maurizio Anzeri turns photographs into a form of photo-sculpture. He uses found vintage photographs, sewing directly on top of them to create garnished features, including that of the psychological aura, of photographs and subjects, stand out. There is a juxtaposition between the antique appearance of the photographs against the sharp lines and shimmer of the […]

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Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems in an American artist who has investigated the topics of family relationship, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems and the consequences of power. She aims to enter the picture, both literally and metaphorically, in an on-going dialogue of contemporary discourse. Through these thirty years, she has developed a complex body of art […]