Why the return to figurative art?

Why the return to figurative art?

July 21, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments
Narrative, a fundamental driving force behind centuries of art, is again preoccupying artists who’ve either rejected or never fully embraced Modernism’s, idealistic search for progress through abstraction.
 
But after decades of movements and countermovement—abstract expressionism, lyrical abstraction, geometric abstraction, minimalism, abstract illusionism, post-minimalism—why the return to content and context over work whose artistic value is entirely determined by its form? Read article and visit this very fun blog by designer Mark Murphy.

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