Abstraction vs. Representational

I’ve been reading about the artist Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) and I came across a statement he made when he switched from painting abstracts to more representational paintings in the 1950’s. “There are numbers of problems in figure painting as opposed to abstract painting. They sound very elementary when discussed. The figure that takes over and rules the canvas. The problems of gravity in that you … Continue reading Abstraction vs. Representational