Monday, 24 February 2014

Some more context

1967 saw the UK release of several all-time-great films; here's just three of them:

Bonnie and Clyde



Blow Up


The Graduate

 
Meanwhile, the next print from UEV is Computer-Epoch:
 
 
 
In 1967 Paolozzi’s UEV images seemed ‘high-tech’, yet they were made by craft-based processes.  Although photo-silkscreen was a relatively new, fashionable printing method, Paolozzi had to collect hard copy image components and paste these up in collages in order to create the print master.  I sense his frustration that whilst a good deal of his subject matter referred to and depicted computer technology, he had no facilities to utilise such resources for his creative practice.
 
 
 



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