5 minutes thoughts on “forgotten”
Artists who use “forgotten”
The idea of forgotten is closely connected to memory and remembrance;
trying not to forget
Forget me not
Memorial to the unknown soldier
Gone but not forgotten
Death is very closely connected to this theme
Guernica by Picasso is all about ensuring the bombing of innocent
Spaniards was not forgotten. Equally the killing of miners in Czechoslovakian village of Lidice by the Nazis: made into a film in south Wales within a year and then referenced by contemporary artists in the Mostyn show; the silent village.
The spray paint marking of body outlines to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the US nuclear bombs at the end of ww2.
The film of ian mcewan’s book is about a thing seen but misinterpreted and forgotten until it’s too late.
The new film the forgotten.
Was little dorrit not about something forgotten?
The day before you came by abba is all about trying to remember what it was like before… All the minutiae of day to day that had been forgotten.
Tie a knot in hanky to remember something.
In it’s a wonderful life uncle wotsit ties a string around his finger to remember things then he forgets what he has to remember and loses the days takings.
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