Garo Z. Antreasian (b. 1922) belongs to the nice new release of innovators in mid-twentieth-century American artwork. whereas prompted by means of various eu artists in his early years, it used to be his involvement with Tamarind Lithography Workshop beginning in 1960 that reworked his paintings. As Tamarind’s founding technical director, he revolutionized the medium of lithography. He stumbled on how one can manage the spontaneous chances of lithography within the demeanour of the summary Expressionist painters. as well as reflecting on his paintings, he writes movingly approximately his Armenian historical past and its value in his artwork, his instructing, and his love affair with all kinds of inventive media. Illustrating his drawings, work, and prints, this booklet finds Antreasian as a huge American artist.
This e-book used to be made attainable partly by means of beneficiant contributions from the Frederick Hammersley starting place and Gerald Peters Gallery.
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In his seek for the universal hyperlink among
literature and the visible arts. Professor Praz
draws upon the plentiful facts of lengthy
mutual figuring out and correspondence be
tween the sister alts even if parallels of
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Each epoch has “ its strange handwriting
or handwritings, which, if one may interpret
them, might exhibit a personality, even a physi
cal visual appeal. ” even supposing handwriting is
taught and a few of its features therefore
belong to the common sort of the interval, the
personality of the author does now not fail to pierce
through. anything of the similar variety, the au
thor proposes, happens in paintings. The kinship of
literature and portray rests on this circum
stance: a paintings of paintings, no matter if visible or liter
ary, needs to use the certain “ handwriting” of
its specific age, even as its originality pierces
through this handwriting.
The likeness among the arts inside a number of
periods o f historical past can finally be traced,
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memorize proof aesthetically. Mnemosyne, at
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