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Punch Cartoon 43

Originally posted on The Humour of the Great War:
In 1913, the year before the start of the Great War, a major exhibition in New York introduced the Americans to European modern art and to cubism in particular. Cubism was…

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28 Drawings Later – Half-Time Reflection

Note: My links do not have a green thing next to them. Those are the WordPress adverts. I’m currently taking part in the activities of a Facebook group called 28 Drawings Later who are encouraging people to draw every day … Continue reading

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Artists Know To Dig Deeper

This was the title of an item on Hyperallegic which featured a gem of a cartoon by Lauren Purje. In the future, I’m going to have difficulty trying not to smile when someone is earnestly talking about ‘visual communication’. I just … Continue reading

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Calvin’s Artist Statement

Having commented several times about artist’s statements (such as The Bovine Doo Doo Award,  Transveral? It’s IAE! and The Anti-artist-statement statement), when I saw this I had to share it! No further comment is necessary!

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In Defense of the Artist Statement

A month ago, I wrote about Iris Jaffe’s article “The Anti-artist-statement Statement.” In the interest of balance, here is a link to a reply by Robin Grearson. What pulled me to the article was this superb Calvin and Hobbs cartoon:

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Can’t You Take an Art Joke? – A Reblog from Hyperallergic

This cartoon was on a blog by Lauren Purje on Hyperallergic. Unfortunately I couldn’t work out how to reblog other than by copying and pasting. I felt it needed sharing!

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Can You Discover An Artist Whose Work You’ve Known For Years?

I ask this question as a result of an auction lot being sold at Sotherby’s on 21st March. Looking at the online catalogue for the sale, I was interested in Lot 86 which is three signed works by Nicholas Garland. … Continue reading

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