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Ethan Dodd

The show was interesting drawing a narrative between objects in the space. They give suggestion but they no not spoon feed you. You are left to draw your own conclusions! While this isn’t something my work encompasses it is something

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Kitchen Designer

I got in contact with a Kitchen Designer called Sean Peters. I wanted to know why perhaps in that profession they use a sheened surface.

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Why do artists make their work shiny?*

I simply googled this and found this website: 3 Reasons why artists varnish their work (and why some artists don’t) The site discusses varnishes. This isn’t what I was looking for but it was still interesting. They talk about a layer of removable vanish is

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LA – Louri Lipton

Some time back I had spoke to someone regarding going out to LA as a studio assistant. At the time I was not interested in the opportunity as I had no need to visit LA. Now with some recent information

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Carmen Herrera

The work of Carman Herrera is interesting seems as she was pushed aside due to her gender in her prime. With the work recently coming to light were seeing an artist stuck in time. the work is as it was

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Ed Moses

This is some of the work of Ed Moses. His work isnt what im looking for although it is good to see some of the other painters who worked at a similar time to specific ones i have been looking

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Larry Bell

  When I first started getting some preliminary research, I looked at some images. The images were of his ‘standing walls’ and his cubes. At first i thought he had no immediate connection to me until I found the some

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Craig Kauffman***

https://youtu.be/qTd5B8Perk8 https://youtu.be/o9J4KNhr98A https://youtu.be/rn-crx7RZLU https://youtu.be/9LUicwF5yTg I picked up on Kauffman’s use of light and acrylic. He can manipulate in scale, shape with the use of vacuum formers, colour with paints and lighting with both natural, artificial and internally added lights. This

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Ken Price

Kenith price produced artworks from 1950s- 2000s. He is an abstract artist and uses ceramic sculpture. According to the Wiki page 28/11/17 on him: he uses acrylic paint layers and then sands them down to which reveals layers of colour.

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Finish Fetishism

I found the term ‘finish fetishism’ and wanted to have this term defined, having a sneaky suspicion from the words used! (Lead on from this: ) Billy Al Bengston The term according the wiki page: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finish_Fetish “Finish Fetish denotes a

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