Wednesday, April 16, 2008

What exactly is 'bad painting?'

'Bad painting' is named for a small group of artists with no fixed agenda who created messily painted figurative images as a reaction against Minimal art and Conceptual art in the 1970s. They were well named!

Cumming, Robert (2001). Art: A Field Guide (pg. 379). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

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