Andrew Wyeth is simultaneously one of the most popular and most attacked artists in American art. Because of his retreat, he was like a thorn in the eye of a generation of creators leading a vibrant social life.
Draw what you want to see
Over time, Wyatt’s accurate depiction of rough rural reality has turned into a kind of national symbol, and at the same time has generated endless debate on what contemporary art is. Continue reading
Brute art or art brut is often confused with the so-called art of outsiders. But if art brut is rather “art of the crazy”, then outsider art is a broader concept.
It can be the art of people without special art education, the work of those who find themselves in difficult life situations. The term art – brut was introduced in 1972 by art critic Roger Cardinal. Similar phenomena are marginal art, naive art, visionary or intuitive art, folk art, new fiction.
Perhaps the main difference between the creators – “outsiders” from other artists, is the conditions in which they work. Diseases, loneliness, severe external circumstances, such as war, push artists – “outsiders” to amazing creative impulses. A striking example of outsider art, of course, are the work of Henry Darger. Continue reading
In the previous article, we talked about how to sell your paintings on the Internet. Want to go the more traditional way? Then your goal is galleries that work with novice authors.
Gallery Search and Risk Assessment
The main criteria when choosing a gallery
Terms of cooperation
Documents to Download
It should be borne in mind that recently opened spaces, which have nothing to offer artists with a name, are more often interested in such cooperation. Many people fear that the new galleries may turn out to be one-day ones. Continue reading