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What is Contemporary Art?

The Graphic Landscape

8.2.2012

What is Contemporary Art?

A series of five illustrated talks exploring land, landscape and nature in contemporary art practice

 

The Graphic Landscape

Wednesday 8 February / 6.30 - 7.45pm

 

The modern urban landscape has, since the the birth of the industrialised society, been shaped through the use of mechanised systems of communication and mass production.

This talk will explore the history and place of printmaking and the printed image in the development of the city as a social centre and the way that we have evolved cognitive mechanisms to deal with complex visual systems that guide and inform our everyday lives.

 

Biography

Paul Greco is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art ( Printmaking) at the University of Northampton. His own work focuses on the place of Printmaking within Fine Art practice. His research explores the relationship between traditional and digital technologies and the link between graphic language and the development of contemporary visual systems and environments.

Recent exhibitions include - ‘At Play ’ at South Hill Park Berksire and ‘The Suburban Landscape’ at The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture Midllesex.

February 2012

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What is Contemporary Art?

All talks 6.30 - 7.45pm

 

£3.50 / £2.50 concession

Enjoy all 5 for £15 / £10 concession

Pre-book on 01908 676 900

 

Wednesday 1 February

Art in Nature, Nature in Art

 

Wednesday 8 February

The Graphic Landscape

 

Wednesday 15 February

Landscape towards Abstraction in Painting

 

Wednesday 22 February

Landscape. Change. Photography

 

Wednesday 29 February

Drawing the Landscape - a crisis in representation

 

 

From March 2012

Articulation

A Series of three talks by contemporary artists at The University of Northampton.