VENICE BIENNALE: June 2013
Susan Dorothea White is exhibiting in June during the opening month of the 55th Venice Biennale 2013, in
BATH, UK: February 2012
Interactive presentation by Susan followed by full-day Drawing Workshop
about human rights.”
Provenance: Exhibited in The Blake Prize Touring Exhibition, Australia (1988–89); Galerie Art & Architecture (Director: Ernst van der Vossen), Amsterdam (1990); Galerie am Buttermarkt, Cologne (1991). Purchased in 1991 for public exhibition in Germany; Volkshochschule, Munich (1992–2003); Augustana Hochschule, Neuendettelsau (2003–8). Vandalized in 2008 and returned to the artist for restoration.
ARTIST'S STATEMENTI was inspired to paint The First Supper after Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper, by the narrative drama and magnificent composition of Leonardo's painting. I wanted to challenge the patriarchal concept of thirteen men on one side of a table that is accepted as a celebrated religious symbol. In place of the men, all with similar features, I painted an international group of women. (READ MORE...)
written and illustrated by Susan Dorothea White
Cassell Illustrated, Masterclass Series, 2006
ISBN-13: 978-1-844034-44-4. ISBN-10: 1-844034-44-5
"... Leonardo Da Vinci's drawings are among the most magnificent ever created. But how did he achieve his effects? Choose his materials? Define his approach? Susan Dorothea White, an internationally known artist and teacher, helps students gain an invaluable understanding of Da Vinci's techniques for depicting the human form and dealing with perspective, line weight, light, shade, and character..." (see Book Reviews)
Draw Like Da Vinci contains exercises on many different drawing techniques, including goldpoint and chalk on emery paper, and how to draw a sfumato tomato using pastels. The seven essentials of drawing are analysed as the fundamental P's – Perspective, Proportion, Perception, Position, Placement, Planes, Priority.
Also published in French, Danish, Hungarian
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Three PAINTINGS and five SCULPTURES missing in The Netherlands
Two ARTWORKS (etching; painting) stolen from The Seymour Centre, Sydney in 1978
Seventeen PRINTS under contractual loan to Artlease+ at The Museum for Ex Libris and Small Graphics, Vollenhove (NL) illegally dispersed in a bankruptcy case in The Netherlands in 1995.