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Juicing the Corpse and Making it Dance (via Slow Muse)

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I enjoyed this post about the continuing relevance of painting that I read recently, though it was written quite some time ago.

Juicing the Corpse and Making it Dance I found a terrific article about painting and its complex relationship with the contemporary art scene. It is so provocative, and it reflects many of my own beliefs about the “state of the art” (so to speak) of painting that I posted most of it on my Slow Painting blog. I don’t want to come across as a monomaniacal, logger headed defender of the ancient practice of painting, especially now when there are so many options for visual expression. Whi … Read More

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I may have said before that I think ‘painting’s many deaths’ would make a good study. I like the idea in this article that painting is indeed dead and that it always has been. That’s why it continues to be relevant: the job of the painter is to make it live!

Written by Andy Parkinson

August 12, 2011 at 7:53 am

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