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Am I an internal or an external artist?

I have been wondering for a while what sort of artist I am: whether I am an inward-looking one or an outward-facing one. It has been well documented that there are various kinds of art (and various kinds in between … Continue reading

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Modernism and Postmodernism – is there hope?

Modernism – definition Modernism, it appears, is very difficult to define in a concise, single sentence. Some would say that this is because it didn’t encompass a singular style or idea, but rather encompassed a variety of styles and ideas. … Continue reading

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My fellow students’ isms (in brief) – Part Two

Symbolism This ‘ism’ is all about the representation of an object or idea in symbolic form. It was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Belgium and Russian¬†origin. In art symbolism is related to the gothic in Romanticism. The key … Continue reading

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