Angling For Infinity

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A big question in art has been how to build the illusion of space on a flat two dimensional surface. The answers are many and have unfolded differently in different cultures and times.  There are also many shared and overlapping … Continued

In The Immediate Vicinity

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Toward the end of the 18th century northern European artists began painting carefully observed landscapes studies. They served to help create a greater feeling of natural credibility in their larger studio works. They were prompted by new interests in geology, … Continued

Directing The Eye

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How can the artist lure the mind’s eye into infinite musing?  There are demonstrable strategies. They depend on both biological predilections and culturally acquired systems. Following European painting traditions these include: orienting planes with varying inclines toward an infinite goal, … Continued