Tag Archives: Art Criticism

Confidence

To me, this is an essential characteristic of any artist.  It is so hard to gain confidence and so easy to destroy it, but it is the certainty an artist requires, if they are going to create brave, original works … Continue reading

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Good Artists Borrow – Great Artists Steal

Matisse once referred jokingly to his contemporary, rival and friend, Pablo Picasso, as a bandit.  Picasso, a man who left a catalogue of some 43,000 works at his death, a record yet to be surpassed, stole from many ecclectic sources, … Continue reading

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What Do You Stand For? A Challenge and a Paradox

This is something I believe.  It is not something I can prove.  But I feel it to be true all the same. I find that so many fellow students of art and even a few professional artists that I know … Continue reading

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