Spring Week 4: Environmental Series

After the Reading Assembly in week 3, I’d become enchanted with art being a way to engage people and say to something. It is important to me that my art has a relevant message, because in my opinion that is one of the main purposes of art. In week 4, I began a series of…

Robert Gober

Robert Gober (born 1954, Connecticut) is an American sculptor, whose work has informed my spring term practice. The first word that comes to mind when I think about Gober’s work is ‘eccentricity.’ His sculptures are always unexpected; always as if seen for the first time. His work is striking, yet can be wonderfully simple –…

Spring Week 3: The Tate Exchange

As students who are rapidly approaching the halfway point of our degrees, it is becoming more and more important to consider how art fits into modern society. Thinking about art outside of the context of our education is vital if we are to pursue a career in art; an increasingly important consideration. In the third week…