Gillian Carnegie Prince 2011–12 © Gillian Carnegie courtesy the artist and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

Painting Now : Tate Britain

“The state of painting now” is a tired topic. The premise – that painting has lost its lure because of new media, which in their very newness enable their users to conquer new territory in the name of art – is a familiar concept in the art world. (read more)


Seeing is Believing

Looking at paintings requires an ability to place works in the historical context of the medium. Only then can we see the human significance of the work. It is no good looking inward to brain patterns. That is not where human significance is to be found.
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