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Essex Art Association, and How Do We Judge Art, Anyway?

5 monthes ago   |   By Artist in an A-frame

An artist friend of mine and I have been talking about how to view and judge a work of art. She feels that if the work demonstrates artistic experience and competence, if the colors are blended well, the drawn lines follow the bark on the tree precisely and the shadows are credible, well, then, it's a solid piece of art. And that's enough.
But I feel that if the first thing I notice is technique? then a trickster, not an artist, has pulled me in.
Emily Dickinson told Thomas Wentworth Higginson that If I read a book it makes my whole body so cold no fire ever can warm me I know that is...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Charles H. Hubbell: Aviation Art from Late 1940s

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