Artist Drew Hamilton 's ' Street Corner Project '

993 WordsDec 4, 20144 Pages
Artist Drew Hamilton’s, Street Corner Project exhibits the transformation of the view of American art and aesthetics. What was once viewed as beautiful art has changed with out modern art. The artist chose to exhibit his very own Bushwick apartment over the neighborhood bodega in Brooklyn. The artist Drew Hamilton’s artistic choice to change the standard view on aesthetic artwork depicting a true view of the neighborhood through his mini model. Drew Hamilton’s creation of the mini model that mimics the scene of everyday life of Brooklyn residents. Hamilton refashions the basic norms of aesthetics by inventing a new form of imperfect perfection and reaming true to the actual view of his apartment. By virtue of the artist arranging the miniatures in the same composition of his real life home shows to message was trying to convey. Hamilton’s choice of not changing the composition is the artistic response to the aesthetic rebellion by keeping the nature of the true form. For instance the artist places the lamppost exactly where the lamppost is on the real street corner, and the garbage and the mailbox all are in the same place. All these features encapsulate the notion of arrangement to display realistic experience the presence of the bodega. According to the description in Brooklyn Museum , it states that Hamilton used the same materials to create his mini model such as the sidewalk which is made out of concrete. Hamilton may have done this to further manifest the sense of
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