I have been glancing at Hiding Making Showing Creation by Rachel Esner et al., largely about painters re-imagining their craftsman’s workrooms into academic “Studios” for their “studies.” Although this is primarily an Occidental process designed to increase status and income, the book includes the Japanese artist Hokusai. 531 more words
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The clash of art and business is a mighty one. It’s one that hits close to home as well.
My mother wanted to be – and is, to be fair – a professional artist when she was growing up. 1,096 more words
Dalí met Luis Bunuel at the Royal Academy of Arts in Madrid, where he studied from 1922 until 1926, when he was finally expelled. Bunuel was one of a circle of intellectual friends that greatly influenced Dalí; among them was Frederico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish poet and playwright. 146 more words