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Outside the frame: Postmodern art by Anne Roberts

Outside the frame: Postmodern art by Anne Roberts

  Summary This paper focuses on the scope and characteristics of recent conceptual and installation art, looking first at the early development of this genre, and then examining four major aspects: the exploration of visual language and appropriation of images; art based on autobiography; work which deals with social and environmental issues; and finally art […]

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The window is closed by Margaret Wilson

The window is closed by Margaret Wilson

Summary This paper takes up the story of Western art from the end of the nineteenth century.[4] It explores the move from realism and representation towards abstraction, the cultural influences on this move, and the purposes which this new art may pursue. It traces the development of painting in the first half of the twentieth […]

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Window on the World (both parts) by Margaret Wilson

Window on the World (both parts) by Margaret Wilson

  Summary Visual creativity is valued in the Bible as an important aspect of human flourishing. Art engages the mind, intuition and imagination; it communicates, provokes and reveals. Painting, in particular, has aesthetic dimensions like shape, colour and composition, and meaningful ones, representing objects, dealing in imagery and revealing underlying belief-systems. By the use of […]

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