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Year 11 GCSE Art
Q.5 Art and Words
Question 5- Art and Words
Artists, craftspeople and designers are
sometimes inspired by written sources.
Narrative artist Sarah Fishburn creates
mixed media graphic illustration combining
image and quotation whilst Imants Tillers
uses words and images to tell the story of
Australian history.
Textile artist Val Jackson makes garments
embroidered with stories from her
childhood and youth.
Sculptor Jaume Plensa is inspired by
literature.
Investigate relevant sources and
produce your own work, in any
appropriate media, based on one of the
following:
Either
A) A poem, quotation or lyric
Or
B) A story, legend or fable
‘Narrative artist Sarah Fishburn creates
mixed media graphic illustration
combining image and quotation’
Sarah Fishburn
Sarah Fishburn is an
internationally
recognised artist, who
describes her work as
Mixed-Media Narrative.
It is recognized for its
unexpected yet elegant
combinations of bright
colors, photographic
images, spray paint,
transparencies, and
words.
‘Imants Tillers uses
words and images to
tell the story of
Australian history.’
Imants Tillers
As one of Australia's most
significant artists, Tillers has
been at the forefront of
contemporary art for over
three decades. Tillers explores
themes of contemporary
culture, from the political
debates of the 1980s, to the
effects of migration,
displacement and diaspora.
Most recently, his paintings
have been concerned with
place, locality and evocations
of the landscape.
‘Textile artist Val Jackson makes garments embroidered
with stories from her childhood and youth.’
Val Jackson
Val Jackson uses both collage
and fabric to explore stories
of the Mersey and the people
and ships that have passed
down it over the years, writing
its history as it writes theirs.
She includes text both to tell
the stories and feature as part
of the visual whole.
‘Sculptor
Jaume Plensa is inspired by literature.’
Jaume Plensa
Over the past 25 years Jaume
Plensa has produced work in
the studio and the public
realm. By combining
conventional sculptural
materials (glass, steel,
bronze, aluminum) with
more unconventional media
(water, light, sound, video),
and frequently incorporating
text. He has begun to use
paper as his primary source
of sculpting material.
Judith Fern
Stories woven into new forms
Juan Osborne
Text portraits
Lawrence Ripsher
Gregory Crewdson
Cover
Work into
Diary extracts
Stories
memories
Art and Words
Typography
Stitch
Fairytale
rip
Fold
Books
Wordle
Tom
Phillips
Non
fiction

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