• Judith Barbour Osborne: "Synchronized with. head and heart"

    2 monthes ago - By Artist in an A-frame

    “A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image... one really beautiful wrist motion that is synchronized with your head and heart, and you have it, and therefore it looks as if it were born in a minute.” Helen Frankenthaler
    “Really good” pictures tend not to happen “at once,” though, as Frankenthaler knew better than anyone. Her “Madame Butterfly” woodcut, below, is composed of 102 colors, from 46 woodblocks, and measures 2 meters wide. The print is far wider than one wrist motion, and took a bit longer to put together than one minute. And yet, when we...
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