I first read about “transparency” in Rudolf Arnheim’s Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye (updated version, 1974) . I must have absorbed the basic idea, because I applied it without realising when I painted an 175 more words
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“Art is a means of expression that must be understood by everybody, everywhere. It grows out of the earth, the textures of our lives, and our experience.” Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican painter active in the mid-20th century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences, died on June 24, 1991.
The objects in this museum of art date from about 200BCE to about 1200CE. They include funerary urns, religious bits and pieces, useful items for food storage or serving and many other objects with unknown reasons for existing. 798 more words