Category Archives: Fine Art

BOOKS—WHERE ARE THEY GOING?

For many centuries, books were the virtually sole way to find out what others in other places were thinking about. Since the dawn of printing, artisans of book design and artisans of discursive design have found indescribable gratification in being … Continue reading

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PICASSO

The name, Picasso, seems to rush us into the imagery of painting, having zipped right past his output of sculpture.

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SURREALIST GRAPHICS by LUCIEN BOUCHER

Surrealism stems from French sensibility, that special carnal fastidiousness to be discerned in Impressionist painting (and so many other modern forms of art— Fauve, Cubist and post-Impressionist), Proust, Absurdist theatre and a gamut of design ranging from architecture to cuisine. … Continue reading

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A LITTLE STORY

Here’s a little story that begins in what seems to be firmly fixed in the heart of the performing arts—specifically dance—but actually extends to contemporary fiction, music and the whole galaxy of Surrealism, including Surrealist graphics. In 1986, the great … Continue reading

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