An American heir to Monet
We must take visual literacy seriously… Art is much more than entertainment
Monet, the accidental abstractionist…How to look at Ellsworth Kelly’s paintings…A 19th century connection brings Kelly to the 21st and beyond…
The artificial construction people make is that painting is not intellectual, and does not involve much thinking, but involves psychic or subconscious pressures which are released through the act of painting. But I think painting like mine shows obvious kinds of hesitation and reworking which people associate with thought. — Jasper Johns
My father is the late Monet and you don’t have one in the Museum of Modern Art Collection. *
Barnett Newman had
I examine the art piece for specific elements significant to a particular artist – brush stroke, clor, manner and favorite shapes.
– Elizabeth Kubicki, participant in MIT Physics Department Hallway Art Quiz.