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THE REALISTS (A Way of Seeing)

The Realist group was formed in 1984 through a process of workshops, camps, intense discussions among artists friends basically trained at kala bhavan, santiniketan.This was in response to the moribund art educataion system prevailing in indian art institutions which offered to creative thinking and practice.We were also dissatisfied with the artistic practice of the time which was marked as high modernism and new ways were no where in sight. 5,212 more words


It seems I am always seeing things through the lens of art history. I thought I’d share something I came across today, an image, an image that reminded me of an old painting, and for some reason that deepened something. 64 more words

APAD: Courbet, by Debra Allbery

Saturday afternoon in the two-hearted woods. Clouded brow of the upper midwest, sepia season stalled again at February. Out my window, scrim of hardwoods, a dark choke of pine. 321 more words


let's be frank

Courbet’s “The Desperate Man” gets inked, thanks to Nicolas Amiard. This is actually the man I want to date. Perhaps a¬†dash less of looking absolutely coked out, but definitely digging this hair length and loose layers. 8 more words