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What enables painting is the perception and representation of intensity. Every point in space has different intensity, which can be represented in painting by black and white and all the gray shades between. In practice, painters can articulate shapes by juxtaposing... [more]

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LITERATURE
10.17.09
LITERATURE, MUSIC, Folk, VISUAL ARTS, Pre-20th-Century Art, Pre-Modern Sculpture, Tribal/Indigenous Art, Oceania, Asia, Painting, vashti bunyan, michael williams, mandala, aboriginal art, canada gallery, rubin museum, grey art gallery
This week between editing and teaching, I managed to visit a few key exhibitions and concerts featuring compelling rarities. Two of them come thanks to recommendations from Holland Cotter, of the New York Times. Lately, I've been really appreciating his exhibition coverage… Here are some highlights from my week in New York. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal Paintings from Papunya, at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery http://www.nyu.edu/greyart The body of work collected here focuses on early 1970s paintings on panel and cloth made by artists as part of a collective started by a Westerner. Grey’s website mentions this about Papunya’s location: Papunya is an indigeneous settlement 240km north-west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, Australia. Papunya is on aboriginal
VISUAL ARTS
10.29.09
A new show opened last weekend at GAGA (Garnerville Arts Center) in New York. The large exhibit space once functioned as a mill and is part of a huge complex that now holds the gallery and various businesses. This show is a celebration
VISUAL ARTS
06.24.09
Many beers at Barbara’s bar at the Brewery here in LA resulted in the following list. They are all French. They are all painters. So it goes, in descending order: 5. Seurat. He’s underrated the way Roy Lichtenstein is. Divisionism
Painting
06.02.09
If anybody ever asks you what melancholy is, just show him Dürer's engraving Melencolia I. Produced in 1514, almost 500 years ago, this masterpiece is as captivating as ever. Different interpretations of work and its title exist, but one of less

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  • Salty Sails
    Acrylic on Canvas 36" x 36" - 2014 www.jessagilbert.com Part of a series of paintings exploring movement and the passing of time, with an interest in showcasing personal experiences in British Columbia, through the use of color, shape, and line.
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...but Is It Signed? Many Contemporary Artists No Longer Sign Their Work. What Is The Importance Of An Artist's Signature?

Artists believe that their signature is in the brush stroke, color choice and so on. Signing it is redundant.
Posted over 4 years ago by jamesviolent
Signing your work is important because it authenticates your work. If you believe your work will last the test of time you owe it ...
Posted over 5 years ago by Unknown User

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