On The Evolution of A Spirit

The idea behind this set of pieces was one I had been thinking about for awhile. Since I was very interested in and had practice copying the art styles of historical time periods, I wanted to make a series that involved many different types. To make it more personal, I made the subject matter events from my life: showing the evolution of my life alongside the evolution of art styles. I also incorporated many small details that had something to do with my life event. For example, 9/11 is occurring on the Greek vase since my sister was born close to that event, the Wild West etching-style piece features an acorn that I got into trouble for bringing in from recess, the Deco piece contains a gramophone since we always listened to the radio in that art class, and the cave art piece has a drawing of the Golden Gate Bridge since I was born in San Francisco. Most every detail that I chose to include has some significance to my life.


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