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.