A personal artistic philosophy

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Ann Dearsley-Vernon (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Robert Partin

Abstract: My paintings are made up of images, to some extent abstracted but for the most part recognizable. Evan large areas of canvas which may seem vacant are objects or part of objects. A blue and white checked area is not merely decoration, but a sheet hung on a line, or a bright table cloth. A large textured area (textured through the use of color) is a wall, sky or the ground. I believe in the depiction of objects as I see them. There is, therefore, no reason to totally abstract my impressions, feelings, or the objects I am in contact with. Objects offer me a value of their own which is great enough to allow than to remain intact. The amount of abstraction that I feel necessary results as a personal interpretation of such objects. It does not change them, but presents them in a new light.

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Language: English
Date: 1961

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