Contemporary Drawing Practices
ART 304, Laura Mongiovi, Associate Professor, Department of Art & Design, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
People mountain, people ceiling: Cutouts of an man in officewear pervaded the architectural elements all around the loft staircase. (Skive: A Worker’s Guide, Michael Lee Hong Hwee, 2005-2008)
Top: Visitors from Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Visual Studies programme discussed issues of stardom and contemporary portraiture as they gathered around Debbie Hill’s paintings of fallen stars on chewing gum. Bottom: Closeup view of one of the chewing gum pieces featuring the portrait of rockstar Amy Winehouse. (Juicy Fruit, Debbie Hill, 2007)