Gesamtkunstwerk Reality

Going against my previous idea of presenting a part of the collection ive decided to put all 20 artists into the presentation and define the most important aspects of each piece and at the end sum up why these particular artists have helped me form the basis of my ideal object. Overall im not sure…

Gesamtkunstwerk Robert Coby

  The current pieces from the Topography Series of glass vessels Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Robert Coby’s work in general doesn’t have a function but serves as a more applied art piece that demonstrates the execution of the…

Gesamtkunstwerk John Edmark

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. John Edmark’s work focuses on simple and continuous patterns that alone are interesting and simple to make but can become a more complex idea as further development is endured. This is of interest to…

Gesamtkunstwerk Zemer Peled

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Zemer Peled’s current working practice doesn’t fit a functional purpose but rather a sculptural communication of the beauty of the natural world but also the destructive nature of the natural world. Originally the pieces…

Gesamtkunstwerk Johnathan Keep

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Johnathan’s work focuses between decorative and functional aesthetics and serves as an example of the problem solving and basic understandings of traditional techniques and merging them with new and constantly adapting and upgrading technologies….

Gesamtkunstwerk Shelley Doolan

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Shelley Doolan’s work serves as decorative sculptural or weighted pieces that explore shape and material dexterity. Doolans works serves as adjustable ornamental display pieces that can be made more effective with the use of…

Gesamtkunstwerk Philippine Sowerby

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Philippine Sowerby work acts as a more playful and interactive nature that can regarded as a craft piece without a functional purpose or a piece that allows interaction from the collector of the piece…

Gesamtkunstwerk Matt Chambers

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Matt chambers work explores the use of the circular shape of objects that gradually shrink in size the further and further backwards they go into the heart of the piece. From observation I would…

Gesamtkunstwerk Sidney Hutter

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Sidney hutter’s work in particular the series of work that I have found and been drawn to serves as in a secondary sense as a high quality decorative piece but is truly used as…

Gesamtkunstwerk Andy Goldsworthy

Function – what does it do, or did it do … is this of interest to you? What is it purpose. Andy Goldsworthy’s work is more based upon short term existing pieces with a few more permanent pieces done through request or from organizations related to the preservation of the environment for example. As a…

Pecha Kucha

Next week with the final touches being made over the weekend the work for third year Pecha Kucha will be complete albeit there’s a lot of blogging and editing to cover over the months since the end of second year and now. Over the holidays myself and fellow makers were asked to research and collect…

Gesamtkunstwerk before

Due to the nature of this project I wanted to have a before and after review of the content of the project in preperation for third year. Gesamtkunstwerk apart from being an absolute pain in the arse to spell and pronounce is German in origin for the identification for the ideal. Many instances can branch…