Painting and drawing : a commentary

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Eugene Theodore Kronberg (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Andrew Martin

Abstract: My thesis work is part of my continuing investigation of the perceived form in space. I am involved in its movement, projection, and location in space. The points of departure for the investigation are still lives and life figures. These modes of form are addressed through painting and drawing. In the drawings, contour lines maintain a continual, space creating dialogue of movement and counter movement. The parabolic, contour lines circumnavigate the form moving from interior to exterior creating simultaneously the form's inner and outer activity. Light moving over the form creates interacting colors to produce atmosphere and location. Following the example set by lights activity, painted colors interpenetrate and interact to recreate the atmosphere and space perceived in the real forms. I achieve the above activity in my work by close observation of events within the visual field. In painting, I observe color relationships: how colors differ in intensity; in hue, and in temperature; usually, these are subtle relationships requiring a trained eye and much mixing and remixing of pigment to achieve the proper relationships. When drawing, I look closely to discover a line moving over the surface creating the mass's movement.

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Language: English
Date: 1977

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