Abstract art

The mind in another cave

Another early scratching of an early human endeavouring to capture the external world has been found in Wales (2011). What was this person thinking, and why did he or she even do this? What is particularly interesting, and assuming this is about 14,000 years ago, is that with visual forms,… Read More »The mind in another cave

Abstraction in China

I am delighted to see the further development of Sumi-e into strong abstraction. Chinese and Japanese brush painting has tended to bucolic, naturalist imagery, for obvious Pilgrim’s Journey reasons from its historical development. But some artists, particularly in China are exploring new ideas. An artist to consider is Lei Hong,… Read More »Abstraction in China