Tag Archives: Rothko

Art galleries should allow solo entry only

In an ideal world, or parallel universe if not in an ideal world (or is that the same thing?), art galleries would allow solo entry only. Last weekend I went to Washington D.C. for a short holiday. While I was … Continue reading

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What do people see in abstract art?

At the moment I’m reading this book: It is very thought provoking. It is very well-written and not above my intellectual level, which is refreshing after all the art books I have read recently. The book talks about the self-centeredness … Continue reading

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Homework – read an article and comment on it, with pictures and stuff

For this week our homework was to chose an article (we were given three articles to chose from, one each, without knowing which article we were going to get), read it, and report back with pictures and comments. The article … 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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