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Presentation to support Key Stage 3 pupils with an art project at Fortismere School

Transcript of KS3 Celebrity Project

  • 1. Celebrity and Pop Art Andy Warhol
  • 2. What is Pop Art?
    • Pop art is one of the major art movements of the twentieth century.
    • It began in Britain and America in the mid to late 1950s.
    • Key features include the use of bold colours, found images, reference to popular culture such as comics, advertising and films.
  • 3. Andy Warhol made many images of celebrities, especially Marilyn Monroe.
  • 4. Warhols favourite method was silk screen printing. He often used repetition of the same image in his work.
  • 5. Julian Opie
  • 6. Gary Hume Create a portrait of a celebrity adopting the same method as Gary Hume. Keep things simple break the image down into basic shapes. Use flat colour.
  • 7. Text and Image
    • The influence of Pop Art can be seen in the work of contemporary artists and designers such as Barbara Kruger and Jamie Reid.
    • They manipulate and subvert existing found images by adding text to create a powerful ironic message.
  • 8. Jamie Reid
  • 9. Banksy
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  • 11. Barbara Kruger
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  • 13. Saatchi and Saatchi c.1997
  • 14. Marcus Harvey - Myra 1995
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    • Jamie Reid
    • Is a British born artist, most famous for his use of ransom note style lettering.
    • Task
    • Use an image of a celebrity.
    • Tear areas away around the eyes and/or mouth for text.
    • Stick down on a black background.
    • Create a short message that relates to the person by using ransom note lettering. The words could be lyrics, or famous quotations etc.
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  • 27. Copy one of these images into your sketchbook.
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    • Use flat colour to create a bold and graphic image of a celebrity.
    • Task
    • Cut around your celebrity to create a silhouette.
    • Stick this image onto a coloured background.
    • Use tracing paper to trace some basic shapes you see in the figure.
    • Transfer onto coloured paper of your choice and cut out.
    • Like a jigsaw puzzle reposition your areas of flat colour on the portrait.