THE SUBLIME - SLIDELIST

1 The Sublime -title page

2 Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer above the Sea of Fog (1817), oil on canvas

3 Edmund Bourke, quote from A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the   Sublime and Beautiful (1757) 

4 Damien Hirst, The Physical Impossibility Of Death in the Mind of the Living (1991), shark, mixed media

5 Damien Hirst, The Physical Impossibility Of Death in the Mind of the Living (1991), shark, mixed media

6 Gou Xi, Early Spring (1072), ink on paper

7 Joseph Mallord William Turner, Hannibal and his Men crossing the alps(1775–1851), oil on canvas

8 Joseph Mallord William Turner, Rain, Steam and Speed –The Great Western Railway(1844), oil on canvas

9,10,11Hokusai, 36 Views of mount Fudji (1830-32), woodcut prints

12 William Blake, The Ancient of Days (1794-1824), relief etching with hand colouring

13 Etienne-Louis Boullee, Cenotaph to Newton (1784), architectural sketch

14 Mushroom Cloud over Nagasaki after A-Bomb (6–9 August 1945), Potograph

15 Giovanni Pisano, Haggai - Siena Cathedral (1285-97), Marble

16 Gianlorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of St Theresa, detail (1647-52), Marble

17 Gianlorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of St Theresa (1647-52), Marble

18 Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), Duino Elegies - The First Elegy, excerpt of Poem

19 Lars Von Trier, Melancholia(2011), Film still

20 Immanuel Kant, quote from the Critique of Judgement (1790)

21-24 Lars Von Trier, Melancholia(2011), Film still

25 John Everett Millais, Ophelia (1851-1852), Oil on canvas

26 A statue of the Buddha from Sarnath, 4th century BCE

27 Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), Buddha, Poem

28 Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), Buddha, Poem (german version)

29 Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque, Isfahan, Dome (1611-30)

30 Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta, Dome (1647)

31 Damien Hirst, I Am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds,  real butterflies mixed media

32 Damien Hirst, Eulogy (2008), real butterflies mixed media

33 Anish Kapoor, Ascension in Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice (2011)

34 Barnett Newman, Covenant (1949), oil on canvas

35 Maurizio Cattelan, La Nona Ora (1999), hyper-realistic sculpture

36 Yayoi Kusama, Self-Obliteration (c. 1966), Photocollage

37 Yayoi Kusama, Polka Dots Madness #6

38 Yayoi Kusama, Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity (2009), installation, mirrors, lights

39 Anselm Kiefer, Maerksche Heide (1974), Oil, acrylic, and shellac on burlap

40 Anselm Kiefer, Die Sprache der Voegel

41 Richard Wilson, 20:50 (1987), installation with oil

42 Hiroshi Sugimoto, Seascape: Baltic Sea, near Rügen (1996), Silver Gelatin Print

43 Hiroshi Sugimoto, Seascape: Aegean Sea, Pillon (1990), Silver Gelatin Print

44 Hiroshi Sugimoto, Seascape: Cascade River, Lake Superior (1995), Silver Gelatin Print

45 Kazimir Malevich, Black Square on a White Field  (1915), Oil on Canvas

46 Kazimir Malevich, quote from the Suprematist Manifesto

47 Kazimir Malevich, Suprematist Composition- White on White (1918), Oil on Canvas

48 Mark Rothko, No. 12 (Black on Dark Sienna on Purple) (1960), oil on canvas

49 Anish Kapoor, Yellow, (1999), Fibreglass and pigment

50 Wolfgang Laib, Yellow Square, Hazelnut pollen on floor

51 Wolfgang Laib collecting pollen for work

52 Yves Klein, IKB 191 (1962), pigment on canvas

53 Yves Klein, Le Vide (The Void) (1958), displayed at the Iris Clert Gallery        

54, 55 James Turrell, Skyspace (2003), Installation - mixed media        

56 Damien Hirst, Black Sun (2004), dead flies, resin and mixed media

57 Serrano, Piss Christ (1987), Photograph

RECOMENDED RESOURCES

Books:

Barnett Newman Sublime Now 

Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgement

Edmund Bourke, A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation

All of Rilke’s poetry

Film:

Lars von Trier, Melancholia