Category: Real Growth

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Direction: Is It Visual Or Intellectual

It’s confusing—this art thing. On the one hand you have the view that artistic ideas come spontaneously out of the process of working—out of the process of trying to capture reality–light, color, etc. Then the cubist, fauvist, expressionist, etc., arrive on the scene and muddy the whole thing up, espousing the “idea” as coming first. And then there is everything in-between […]

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Influence: The Process Of Originality

However much I want to believe that I’m the proverbial “fiercely independent” artist, it’s the influence of other artists that gives me new ideas. Not only other artists, of course, but all relational experience feeds my way of thinking which ultimately shows itself in the work