3 Salvador DaliPersistence of Memory1931oil on canvas
4 Objectives Create a surreal or grotesque sculpture. Effectively use art elements and principles of design to create a sculpture with clay.(juxtapose)Consider craftsmanship and attention to detail when creating your sculpture.Create a sculpture using the additive process of modeling and subtractive process of carving.Use references looking at actual objects and create several sketches and/or maquettes (small models) to work out ideas.
6 Relevant Art Elements and Principles FormTextureColorProportion/ScaleBalanceUnityVarietyContrast
7 Surrealism Art and literature movement which began in the 1920s and combined dream-like or seemingly odd elements together “Surrealism was a means of reuniting conscious and unconscious realms of experience so completely that the world of dream and fantasy would be joined to the everyday rational world in ‘an absolute reality, a surreality’."
8 Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach by Salvador Dalí, 1938.
9 Cabinet Anthropomorphique Salvador DaliCabinet AnthropomorphiqueBronze
11 Claes Oldenburg, Dropped Cone, 2001 The term, Funk, was coined in 1966 by Peter Selz for a show at the University of California Art Museum in Berkeley, California. The implied meaning was something common, dopey, stupid or low. Shows of Funk Art were often met with the question, "What, you call this Art?" They were inspired by the Pop Art movement. For example, they looked to the work of Claes OldenburgOldenburg, ClothespinCentre Square Plaza, Fifteenth and Market streets, PhiladelphiaCor-Ten and stainless steels45 ft. x 12 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. (13.7 x 3.7 x 1.4 m)Claes Oldenburg, Dropped Cone, 2001
12 David Gilhooly. Burger for Two. 2008. Ceramic. 8 x 4 x 4 in. David Gilhooly Tall Sundaes 1978
13 David Gilhooly FrogFry with Bacon and Eggs 1985 David Gilhooly is a well-known sculptor, who is recognized primarily for his ceramic sculpture of animals, food, planets and the FrogWorld. A graduate of the University of California at Davis (BA, 1965 MA, 1967), he and his friends, working in TB-9 were what was later to be called, The Funk Ceramic Movement of the San Francisco Bay Area.David Gilhooly FrogFry with Bacon and Eggs 1985
14 Robert Arneson, Bob at Rest, 1981, Glazed ceramic, 39 x 26 x 12"
17 Grotesque: Since at least the 18th century, grotesque has come to be used as a general adjective for the strange, fantastic, ugly, incongruous, unpleasant, or disgusting. It defies the notions of art as beautiful.
21 Clay Vocabulary Define each term in your journal. The stages of clay:1. Slip2. Plastic3. Leather-hard4. Greenware or bone dry5. Bisqueware6. GlazewareOther clay terms:ClayReclaimingWedgingKilnFiringScoreGlaze
22 Vocab: Surreal: a mix between real & fantasy; bizarre Incongruous: not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of somethingGrotesque: comically or repulsively ugly or distortedMetamorphosis: changing from one state to anotherJuxtapositioning: Two oppisite elements placed next to each otherAdditive: the style of adding material to the workMaquette: small scale model; rough draftFreestanding: unattached to a supporting element or background (sculpture)