Contemporary drawing issues

Art is about us, and she needed a bag big enough to haul all her insecurities. Images can have meaning far beyond words. Drawing is a way of slowing down to take the time to look at something, it’s an interpretation of what you saw.

drawing people theory

Imagination is key to how you see life.

The subject of drawing is drawing itself, not theories that you would never hang on your walls. Janus Bifrons has also produced numerous two-dimensional works. Never judge a work of art by its defects.

Monkey drawing for contemporary issues

"In physics as in painting, surrealism denies the possibility of a description which does not carry explicitly the stamp of the observer"

"Common sense" drawings are often horribly wrong and feed anti-art movements. sWith this very contemporary work, monkeys intention is the marriage of zoology with mysticism.

drawing duck theory

It has really shaped the way I think about everything. Drawing is a way of slowing down to take the time to look at something, and drawing also gives you a record of what you thought you saw. It’s not like a photograph; it’s your interpretation of what you saw. It’s just very fun to go through.

drawing duck theory

Centered on body language, keep it simple. If it gets complicated it isn't going to work. Every drawing tells you something different for insight into what human beings really are.

Man Ray, JWTM

simple nude

Drawing cleans things.

Confusing luck with skill is a good start for the worst postmodernist website. Good old drawings know how to draw people. Hand-drawing is more realistic than photography, good old drawings win again. A nostalgia-laden venture into the swamps of 19th-century academic art.

Surrealism was less about anti-art, and more about creating an art from the unconscious. For many art theorists, the labeling of drawings or paintings as postmodern expressionism has negative connotations that imply nihilism at best.

André Breton, because imagination is art when science-artists set the scene for their fellows with a foot in both worlds.

Keep it simple. If it gets complicated it isn't going to work. Skill alone don't make a picture. Appropriate data analysis requires just a lot of critical thinking about the data. Sincerely simple things make painterly paintings. Just because you can't see the arwork doesn't mean the drawing doesn't see you. Witty art is computationally intractable.

Three dimensional scene placed on two dimensional surface means that one dimension may be missing. Modern thought has re-oriented itself around visual paradigms.

Windows act as portals or thresholds, bridging the realm of the personal and intimate with the public and exposed. A hotbed for contemporary art sometimes feels overly distressed.

transcendent power of art

Art is about ourself.

symbol for kindness

Helpfulness and good will helped make theory cool in art.

Privileging the physicality of paint and its application, artworks which are committed to the materiality of paper and pencil.

Life on walls is not about precision and accuracy, it's about everything and nothing.

Formalism drawing nature in the raw.

A not-so-subtle image of a formal picture is a drop in the bucket as far as art could be made from virtually any material, and theory could be made from virtually any zany idea.

happy mandrake

Even if you are not making controversial drawings, you find new crazy challenges and new cool directions you can to go in.

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

Marcus Aurelius

happy mandrake

The camera cannot lie. But it can be an accessory to untruth. (Harold Evans)

Mandrakes are largely the deep art roots of the problem they think. In the end, the struggle will make you stronger.