Speaking On Art #8
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Welcome to this edition of Speaking on Art. Thank you to our contributors. At the crux of appreciating any art may be in understanding it. We all have the ability to see beauty, as we see it, but knowing a little of the depths of meaning, or of the artist’s intentions, brings the work to a new level of personal value. This issue focus’ on appreciating and goes well with our survey Importance of an Artist’s Statement, and with Roopa Dudley’s guest post Defining Your Purpose Through Your Artist’s Statement.
In this issue…
•Pekoe Blaze provides five tips on how to make “fast art” and explains what “fast art” is, describing experiences with making it.
•Simpson’s Paradox attempts to understand abstract art.
•Roopa Dudley provides insight into her painting, Three Knights at King’s Castle.
PekoeBlaze presents Making “Fast Art”; “Whilst it probably goes against the old idea of an artist spending weeks on working a single drawing or a year working on a single painting, it’s still possible to produce good, or at least reasonable art fairly quickly. However, it’s more than that. It’s a way of thinking.” […]
Simpson’s Paradox presents I Guess I Could Read The Wall Text; “I don’t really get abstract pieces, but if you want to paint blobs and lines and sections of color, why don’t you title it something that hints at the point? Why are these always called things like 27 and Untitled?” […]
Roopa Dudley presents Three Knights At King’s Castle; “This time they are discovering the Lost King’s Castle buried deep inside the ocean. Nobody knows if someone actually lives there or if it is an abandoned Castle – perhaps a sculpture made by an Artist for the Coral Reef project?” […]
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