Posts tagged "painting"
ARTIST QUOTE: GAO XINGJIAN

ARTIST QUOTE: GAO XINGJIAN

 Gao Xingjian executing a splash-ink painting. Image: www.mclc.osu.edu _  “In order to create a pictorial space on a two-dimensional surface two different directions can be followed; the first consists of recreating real space, with perspective for example, to create the illusion of a third dimension; the other consists of admitting that the surface is flat,...
ARTIST QUOTE: DAVID HOCKNEY

ARTIST QUOTE: DAVID HOCKNEY

“I’ve always complained that the trouble with a lot of modern painting is that it is not interested in the visible world. That simply means that artists must go in on themselves, and their art becomes an internal one. This is okay but it can be merely therapeutic, and then it moves out of the...