Deanna Petherbridge Exhibition – Whitworth Art Gallery 16/01/17

Today’s Developing Professional Practice class took place in Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery where we met to visit the Deanna Petherbridge exhibition.

Before the visit I was not familiar with Petherbridge’s work and so arrived at the exhibition with an open mind.

I was pleasantly surprised, impressed and inspired by the technique Petherbridge adopts in her work. Upon close inspection of the artwork I could appreciate the style to its full extent. I found it refreshing to see how pen on paper can create work more impressive than that of software such as AutoCAD. Her work felt natural and organic and I found myself being able to relate to her artistic choice of pen and paper over the mechanical, precise format computer software can produce.

IMG_5784.JPGI also found Petherbridge’s work best experienced up close 

 

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The kink in the careful lines observed up close really brought the work to life by giving it a sense of humanity as well as a reminder of the artist’s time and dedication to her work.

 

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Wednesday 30th November – Change of Page Name to Weekly Post 

I haven’t done a daily post in over a month as I’ve been so busy with university work (Architectural Technology module), my job and I have also been in Prague (posts about this to follow) so I’m going to change this page name to my weekly post instead. This way I think I will have more time to think about what I want to post and therefore I will hopefully have more to say about it! 

I’ve neglected other parts of my blog too and so I will be working my way through updating all areas and getting back on track with keeping the blog up to date. 
Talith