Tuesday, September 22, 2009

IV Degrees of Dimensionality

ALTER EGO: another side of oneself; a second self
1. 2. 3.4.5.
1. "Alter Ego" by Michael Krynski
2. "Confused" by Judith Kindler
3. "Portrait of Robert" by Louise Bourgeois
4. "Untitled" by Louise Bourgeois
5. "Whose Reincarnation are You?" by Reg Davidson

ABSTRACT: expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specific object or instance; not meant to be a direct representation
1. "In the Armenian Quarter" by Iris Goldstein
2. "Abakan Turkusowy" by Magdalena Abakanowicz
3. "Pathfinder" by Seymour Lipton
4. "Variant" by Brian Jungen
5. "Explosion" by Yayoi Kusama

NON-REPRESENTATIONAL: a style of art in which natural objects are not represented realistically; nonobjective
1. "Corner Mirror with Coral" by Robert Smithson
2. "Jardin Luxembourg" by Iris Goldstein
3. "Wall Hanging" by Robert Morris
4. "Soft Landscape" by Louise Bourgeois
5. "Untitled Felt" by Robert Morris

ANTHROPOMORPHIC ABSTRACTION: a form of abstraction meant to represent animalistic or human themes
1. Chinese Ceremonial Mask (unknown)
2. "Fragile Goddess" by Louise Bourgeois
3. "Shmerzensmann IV" by Berlinde De Bruyckere
4. by Tom Otterness
5. "Unrecognized" by Magdalena Abakanowicz

GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION: a form of abstraction employing geometric or inorganic shapes, often to create patterns
1. "Japanese Pavillion" by Iris Goldstein
2. "Monumento Democracia" by Gyula Kosice
3. "Negev" by Magdalena Abakanowicz
4. "Untitled" by Robert Morris
5. "Untitled" by Seymour Fogel

MASK: an item worn to cover, disguise, hide, or change the appearance of one's face.
1. African Mask (unknown)
2. Elephant Mask, Nigerian (unknown)
3. "Kwigwis Sea Eagle Mask" by Simon Dick
4. "Sun Hawk Mask" by Norman Tait and Lucinda Turner
5. "Volcano Woman" by Christine White

LOW RELIEF: relief sculpture in which the figures project slightly from the background.
1. 12th century cathedral fragment, unknown
2. "Asa Mask" by Chidi Okoye
3. "Giza" by Iris Goldstein
4. "Path of Life" by Chidi Okoye
5. "Portrait" by Louise Bourgeois

HIGH RELIEF:sculptured relief in which volumes are strongly projected from the background.
1. Ceremonial Mask (by Baule?)
2. "Normal Terror" by Robert Morris
3. Relief depicting marriage ceremony, unknown
4. S. Pietro Facade by Ambrogio Buonvicino
5. "Suprematist Relief Sculpture" by Jean Pougny

IN-THE-ROUND being able to be viewed from all sides, such as a free-standing sculpture

1. "Grulla" by Julio Eduardo Goya
2. Headrest, leopard animal (by Yaka?)
3. "Old School" by Berlinde De Bruyckere
4. "Hansel and Gretel and Separate Cage" by Tom Otterness
5. "Untitled" by Robert Morris

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