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Suzette
Auckland
dreamer, self proclaimed artist, maker and believer
Interests: reading,painting, making jewelery, baking, eating ,laughing
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“I don't have space to enter into the examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct. “- Vivienne Westwood. I can’t think of a more appropriate point to start reflecting than from than these words by Westwood. It... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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The Unrequited Gaze in Portraiture- collection of Artist works: 6-30 October 2010 - John Leech Gallery, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland Central. From top middle to bottom left and right: Antoine Chazal “chefsdelanouvellezelande”1826 hand coloured lithograph, 250x340mm Sofia Tekela- Smith Untitled “sofia”, 2003 edition 10 Fiberglass and acrylic, 405x... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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“The First Galactic Empire was falling. It had been decaying and breaking down for centuries and only one man fully realized that fact. He was Hari Seldon, the last great scientist of the First Empire, and it was he who preferred psychohistory- the science of human behaviour reduced to mathematical... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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The relationship between man and technology always seem to raise doubts. So during the 1970’s man again questioned if it could co-exist with technology and nature moving towards surrealism, psychological drama and the mainstream currents. Although science fiction seemed more vague during the 70’s. Popular television shows like Phoenix five,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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Identify a designer / maker / architect / artist from the avant-garde modernist period (1905-1930) and examine a specific piece of work that encapsulated or expresses the ambitions (or programme) of modernity. Man Ray: Ryograph 1922. Gelatine silver print, 23.9 x 17.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 in.) The artist... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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 The rebel of the fashion world , the naughty kid with drawing colourful crayon pictures on the wall. The teenager secretly smoking in the back garden. The punk with the bleach blond spiky hair, wearing leopard print leather minis. Vivienne Westwood. Her story a true Cinderella fairytale, raised during... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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A Flapper dress, worn by a flapper girl. A flapper girl was defined by her dress. The dress that had a shortened hemline, a shapeless form; a low waist and sleeveless top. This streamlined embellished dress, was ironically the starting point of modern middle class fashion. This dress was made... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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Tribal African arts have captivated the imaginations of westerners ever since pre World War1. Artist like Picasso drew inspiration from the bold shapes and streamlined figures. African tribal art patterns and designs can be seen everywhere during the Art Deco phase. The use of straight lines and geometric patterns elevate... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2010 at Suzette's blog
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