Studio Secrets


by
Frederic Taubes

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Page count: 156 pages

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Language: English

One by one I inspected the great masterpieces of old. I compared, I analysed, I investigated, I asked questions, I read assiduously everything I could lay my hands on. Gradually I arrived at a conviction which decades of subsequent painting and teaching have served only to strengthen, that a regeneration of art will be possible only when painters cease to look on technical matters as superficial and return to the sound basic principles long ago established by the old masters. This doesn’t mean, of course, that we should fail to take advantage of the new materials or certain new methods of today. Quite the contrary…

One by one I inspected the great masterpieces of old. I compared, I analysed, I investigated, I asked questions, I read assiduously everything I could lay my hands on. Gradually I arrived at a conviction which decades of subsequent painting and teaching have served only to strengthen, that a regeneration of art will be possible only when painters cease to look on technical matters as superficial and return to the sound basic principles long ago established by the… (more)

One by one I inspected the great masterpieces of old. I compared, I analysed, I investigated, I asked questions, I read assiduously everything I could lay my hands on. Gradually I arrived at a conviction which decades of subsequent painting and teaching have served only to strengthen, that a regeneration of art will be possible only when painters cease to look on technical matters as superficial and return to the sound basic principles long ago established by the old masters. This doesn’t mean, of course, that we should fail to take advantage of the new materials or certain new methods of today. Quite the contrary…

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