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What is Contemporary Art?

Drawing the Landscape

29.2.2012
Paul Cureton, Autopia Ampere, After Newton Fallis (1970) and Wolf Hilbertz (1978), Pencil.

Paul Cureton, Autopia Ampere, After Newton Fallis (1970) and Wolf Hilbertz (1978), Pencil.

Paul Cureton, Perspective Concept for Constructed Wetland Habitat, Pencil.

Paul Cureton, Perspective Concept for Constructed Wetland Habitat, Pencil.

Paul Cureton, Autopia Ampere, After Newton Fallis (1970) and Wolf Hilbertz (1978), Pencil.
Paul Cureton, Perspective Concept for Constructed Wetland Habitat, Pencil.

Paul Cureton, Autopia Ampere, After Newton Fallis (1970) and Wolf Hilbertz (1978), Pencil.

What is Contemporary Art?               

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

 

Drawing the Landscape - a crisis in representation

Wednesday 29 February / 6.30 - 7.45pm


The relationship between drawing and the picturesque or topographic description of the landscape and our desire to still refer to the related history of our depiction of and attitude to the land in the making of contemporary art.

 

Biography

Paul Cureton is a PhD candidate in Landscape Architecture at Manchester Metropolitan University exploring the relationship between representation and production in landscape architecture. Research includes the exploration of the discursive space of drawing and environment through the co-curation of the international exhibition ‘The 43 Uses of Drawing’, Rugby Art Gallery, September - October 2011. Additional research work includes exhibiting in the ‘Visualising Architecture Exhibition’, Union of International Architects, Design 2050, Tokyo 2011, and a co-authored illustrated publication on landscape representation titled, ‘Thinking Drawing: aesthetic choice as ethical marker in student drawings’, in Representing Landscapes, ed. Nadia Amoroso, Routledge, Forthcoming Mar 2012.

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.