Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A Collection of Walter Parke

Libby Pattishall, a former student of Walter Parke, 
has just sent us photos of her collection of his work.


I hadn't expected such variety in his work

This one belongs to the early 19th C.

Whenever art returns
to being about something
more important
than itself,
Walter Parke will be much better known
than he is today.


Blogger Jeremy White said...

What do you mean by "to being about something more important than itself"?

July 14, 2013  
Blogger chris miller said...

Over the past hundred years, the question "can this be art?" has become more important than questions like "what does XXX" look like.

So artists have been offering things that might make that question interesting.

But eventually, like every other ideology, this one will run out of steam.

July 15, 2013  

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