Plumb Bob Analysis

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The Plumb Bob has stood at the atrium of SIUE, at the Goshen Lounge for more than 50 years. It was created by one of the most prestigious and well renowned artists named Yasuhide Kobashi.in the year 1967. It was placed in the Goshen Lounge as a graceful decoration of the lounge after its construction was completed. The sculpture sits on a space that was designed to specifically complement the beauty and size of the work of art. The nature and environment of the sculpture allows it to move along with the flow of air, further enhancing its gracefulness and stature. The subject matter of this article is 480 wooden dowels that range in size from diameter differences and length variances. These wooden dowels are strung onto each other through original …show more content…
It looks less like a piece of art and more like a common household curtain. It is also put along with a covered stool to give a warm homely feeling, but it effectiveness in achieving this experience fails. The R&R Artwork by Nick Martin is one of a flattened arm chair. It is interesting and creative how the piece was put together, although it does not provide an appealing experience on its sight. The colors used in the fabric of the armchair resemble those used in the 20th century creating a warm sense of home and history. The appeal in the artwork is seen in the flat nature of the armchair. This is because creating a flat armchair is difficult to achieve and still maintain the seat’s structural integrity. Finally, Pillows by Brooke Noble implements warm and cozy designs and style. On seeing the artwork, homely warmth and a sense of fun strikes the viewer. It also creates a very warm and cozy experience, making the design artsy and inviting for different views. The design is also symmetrical from the arrangement of the pillows, making it easy on the eyes and appealing to look …show more content…
For instance, the Plumb-Bob seems to be carefully and creatively put together, in a manner that took a lot of technique and craft. The viewers are also delighted in the nature of structure, stature and grace that is presented in the nature of the Plumb-bob. From looking at the artwork, the artist is seen as a crafty and highly skilled artist, who carefully and skillfully picks the right materials, and arranges them well enough to bring out his talented and creative nature. The location of the art also encourages it to be looked at by as many people as possible, flaunting the expertise and the artistic nature of the sculpture. In this artwork, the artist draws attention to his artistic, skillful and creative nature. The sculpture follows the scientific aspects of lines, scheme, and scale to bring about an undeniable balance of the wooden dowels that make the sculpture. The space used up by the sculpture emphasizes on the gracefulness of the large sculpture that is so light that it can mve along to the air blowing around

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