…for Part One – Line: Ex. 1.4 Final Drawing Selection

Dawn Clements


Susan Rethorst’s, 2011

Image source: http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2012-01-15-ClementsSusanRethorst1.jpg

Dawn Clements, "Lina (L’angelo bianco, 1955)" (2014)

Lina (L’angelo bianco, 1955), 2014

Image source: http://hyperallergic.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/IMG_6541-1280.jpg

  • large scale
  • drawings become the surroundings – sculptural; environment only comes into existence once it has been seen, and drawn
  • unfinished edges – suggest the drawing is in process, never completely finished; an on-going process
  • edges of paper – the story of the picture continues beyond the edge of the page

John Rodriquez

Artwork - Design for Textiles, Kitchen Utensils, circa 1950s

Kitchen Utensils, circa 1950

Image source: http://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/content/media/38/372238-medium.jpg

  • way of arranging utensils / composition of drawing
  • repitition: creates pattern
  • interpretation of utensils: full of character, quirky

Louise Nevelson

Metamodern, Arts. Metamodern Databases of Art History

Royal Tide IV

Image source: http://themetamodern.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Louise-Nevelson-Royal-Tide-4-800px.gif

  • inspiration for composition
  • uniform edges: edges of paper
  • layering of objects inside
  • all together: visual impact, interest

Bingyi Huang

Bingyi, Luan, Oil on canvas, 40 x 3.2 m, 2009, Erna Hecey Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, image courtesy the artist

Luan, 2009

Image Source: https://cdn.theculturetrip.com/images/56-227591-7-luan-2009.jpg

Bingyi ‘Cascade’ (2011) Ink, household cleaners, and water on paper. Commissioned by the Smart Museum of Art, Lobby of the Smart Museum, University of Chicago, image courtesy the artist, installation view (detail) with performers

Cascade, 2011

Image source: https://cdn.theculturetrip.com/images/56-227586-4-bingyi-cascade-detail-of-installation-and-performance-.jpg

  • reinterpreting an old tradition
  • large scale
  • ink as mark making – create forms/landscape
  • drawing installation



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