tirsdag 6. desember 2011

Evaluating painting

This painting was made by me as the art project for the unit about time. This picture is called "Time within relativity through infinity" The picture has two clocks and they are not the same. This is because one of the clocks is traveling through space to end up to another clock 5 minutes later. This is inspired by relativity and those theories. Eveything is painted including the hands of the clock painted blue to match the surface of the clock. The colour of the clock is a Technologically new colour and is symbolized with modern days. The planets are supposed to be alien and unknown and is not supposed to symbolize the solar system. Audience says that it is colorful and a good compilation of colors and shows the aspects of time in a logical manner. Also it is demanding attention because of the bright colors and eye-catching perspectives and positioning of the components distributed in the vast dark deep empty Universe. These comments are badged in  One improvement that could have been done was to shadow the planets to give a more three-dimensional effect rather than the very bright which is now present. Otherwise everything is good in my opinion. Also I have applied the knowledge about time in both science and art in this project. The universe is silent and peaceful while the clocks are moving fast as in time. One can argue that this is a slow and fast image depending on the point of view and perspective.

Analysis of a painting

This painting is painted in recent history and  it is showed by the components of the painting such as the modern looking station and the train in the station. The green color makes you focus more on the train at the start and therefore the green color adds an important aspect. This highlighted colour was probably considered when painting as this must have been an important colour. The green colour is important and adds an outstanding effect as well as the black windows emphasizes the colour as well as highlighting the green and adding a contrast. One can argue that the green is the most important colour. 
A thing that awakes ones mind is the clarity and focus of the picture. Usually when one takes a photography picture of a train station with a moving train, the train would be unfocused. In this painting it is as if the train is stationary and the station is moving contrasting the train. This can be to create focus to the train but as if the painting is called RELATIVITY,  the main importance of the painting according to the painter is the time focus.
If you think about the time in the picture, the backround, the station, is unclear and unfocused because of movement. This is a painting and not a photography and therefore, the painter could make a selection of how to paint it. It appears to be a very moving picture and the time is not still. The movement in the picture is in a sense inverted from reality.  In the world we live in, the motion within reality would be more focused on the train moving. This creates the effect of an oxymoron, a virtual reality.
The idea of a virtual reality is amazing in the sense that this is in a sense a real life situation. Relativity rules state that time is constant and that the moving object is following the focus exaggerates the point that time is moving. Obviously, the subway does not move at such a fast rate but nevertheless, the movement combined with time extrordinarily informative and interesting.
One can agree that this picture is a masterpiece in the sense that people think about the meanings and hidden possibilities within it. It can seem like the picture can contain subliminal messages and that the picture has a «controversial approach». This picture is also in the modern age as the invention of trains is modern and also the station is rather new. The moderness of the picture can be an illusion as we have seen modernism before. This picture does have colours which are seen on modern photographies and as older photos does have a certain colour tone, this seems newer. Overall an interesting and internally controversial photographical painting.