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ART THAT DOESN'T QUITE MAKE SENSE

1 month ago   |   By Illustration Art

These three simple drawings each force us to reconsider the rules of the game:
Lynda Barry
Years ago, Louis Magila snuck a little Theater of the Absurd into an unappreciative magazine for men
Basil Wolverton
We start out to process these pictures in our habitual, linear way but quickly find our assumptions derailed. We are outside the realm of habit and into a realm of higher plasticity.
Oscar Wilde wrote that art that is "too intelligible" fails. No matter how skillful, no matter how impressive the technique or great the virtuosity, art that is fully intelligible will always be a closed...
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