Monday, 1 March 2010

Landscape and Art: Warm South

 
IKB 191, monochromatic painting by Yves Klein


What is “Landscape”?
• View
• Setting
• Amenity
• Topography
• Experience
• Environment
• Process
• Land

What is “South”?
• Warmth
• Escape
• Classics
• Youth
• Colour
• The body
• Simplicity

What is the South, really?
• Heat
• Poverty
• Under-development
• Migration
• Environmental hazards
• Globalisation economics
• Junta politics and Drug gang culture.

Artists featured
Howard Hodgkin
Santiago Sierra, 3000 HOLES OF 180 X 50 X 50 CM EACH Dehesa de Montenmedio. Vejer de la Frontera (Cadiz), Spain. July 2002
John Craxton
John Minton
Emma Hamilton
Yves Klein
Vincent Van Gogh (Francis Bacon and Kirk Douglas)
Tony Hancock, The Rebel.(see BFI screenonline entry)

Read
Andrews M (1999) Landscape and Western Art, Oxford History of Art.

Next Week: Cold North.

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