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The Metaphysics of Line

. . . . A point of contemplation from my reading of David Rosand’s Drawing Acts:

“. . . Already in antiquity, in response to the full chromatic development of painting, there seems to have developed a sense of nostalgia for the primitive purity of linear expression.  199 more words

Art History

Rio 2016 Logo Vs Telluride Logo: Let's Face It - We All Copy

The Tokyo 2020 emblem designed by Kenjiro Sano has been all the (out)rage in recent months, for its likeness to the logo of The Theatre de Liege in Brussels. 192 more words


A Glimmer of Optimism | The Genealogy of Style

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON The Genealogy of Style.

Drawings, and Sketches by Henri Matisse

One may well ask, as Henri Matisse was best known for his models being clad in Moroccan or Parisian attire, rather then in Romanian ethnic dress or better still, not clad at all… So, why a Romanian Blouse, out of the blue? 172 more words

Art & Design