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Welcome to my page documenting my third year Final Major Project which I have named The Ambassadors’ New Clothes. To help fund this project check out my kickstarter

About

My name is Katherine Gammon and I am a 3rd year photography student at the Manchester School of Art (Manchester Met University). This is a website dedicated to my Final Major Project, here my work can be viewed and I will be keeping regular updates. 

For this I am taking classic paintings and other art from the past and recreating them and re-imagining them for the 21st century. I am updating them to also make comments about the political and cultural environment we find ourselves at in 2017. 

So far I have re-imagined works by Andy Warhol, Roy Liechtenstein, Francis Bacon, Hans Baldung Grien, Evelyn de Morgan and Viktor Korestsky.

The project will continue with the planned re-imagining of paintings by Boticelli, Whistler and Velasquez and several more still to be finalised. My work so far has been inevitably dominated by US politics and Donald Trump’s presidency, but I intend to expand the rest of the series to consider other significant issues.

Then project will culminate in the final piece being a life size recreation of Hans Holbein’s the Ambassadors, re-imagined for 2017. 

If you are interested in helping fund this project to help me achieve a bigger and better piece check out my kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/716960512/the-ambassadors-new-clothes?ref=nav_search

Blog

National Gallery

Hello everyone,  Today I went to the National Gallery in London to go back and re-visit The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein. This also gave me a great opportunity to have a look around for other inspiration and also visit the Portrait Gallery.       The Ambassadors  The Ambassadors is over 2 metres by 2 metres big, it dominates …

Screaming Trump

Hello everyone! Todays post is going to focus on one of my recent “reimaginations” which I have named Screaming Trump. Screaming Trump This piece is a reimagination of Francis Bacons Screaming Pope, which is also actually a recreation of Velázquez’s painting of Pope innocent X.  Francis Bacon – Screaming Pope                   …

Contact

If you are interested in finding more out about my project don’t be a stranger! Contact me by email

kelizabeth@katherineelizabethphotography.co.uk

Professional website – www.katherineelizabethphotography.co.uk