• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Art Research- Peter Randall Page

Extracts from this document...


Research- Peter Randall Page 'Geometry is the theme on which nature plays its infinite variations and my current work explores tensions between order and chaos by mapping the surfaces of glacial boulders with patterns derived from mathematical concepts'. Peter Randall-Page Peter Randall Page is a British sculptor who focuses mainly on natural forms. The piece on the right is titled "Womb Tomb". ...read more.


The use of two different masses works well, especially because you can see that they have come from the same original object. You wonder what split this huge boulder in half. I think the proverb, "Don't judge a book by its cover", goes perfectly with this sculpture. This is because the ugly exterior of the boulder has been hewn in two to reveal its beautiful interior. ...read more.


you realise that the sculpture is actually hollow, and the small parts where you can see through it a light feel though it is so huge. The patterns give the sculpture a textural feeling and draw your eye. I like the way they weave in such a seemingly random way. The sculpture has a very magical feel because of its mysterious nature. I would like to be able to capture this feel in my piece. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Art section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Art essays

  1. artist research into Tom Blackwell

    If I was to name this painting, I would call it 'Twilight slum' because of its visual nature. Mood and atmosphere: This painting gives me a deep feeling of serenity; the deep variety of blue hues and the stillness of the painting emphasise this almost 'surreal' twig light zone.

  2. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard Commentary on passage (page 166-168).

    Ransome to clear the septic tanks." This is rather funny, because after all this imagery about nostalgia, Ballard ends it with this simple sentence, and it totally shuts off our sadness from what we have just read! The words he uses are very interesting and rather simple.

  1. The boundaries between culture and nature have collapsed and the body has become flexible

    I observed that the work that had touched upon personal histories was the most powerful. Feedback from the Freudian Slips was that these workshops were much more personal than their usual workshops, because we were using phototherapy and dramatherapy techniques.

  2. artist research into Brendan neiland

    However there is some tonal glazes seen in the reflections on the building to suggest other buildings are being reflected of them. Content: The paintings consist mainly of reflective high rise buildings which we are made to assume because of the effect created with the sky being reflected of the buildings.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work