• LEARNING TO LOVE ORPHEUS

    1 month ago - By Illustration Art

    I love Cy Twombly's drawing, Orpheus.
    Let's see if you can too.
    In times of uncertainty for painting, artists often revert to their primal roots in drawing to help find their way. As curator Katharine Stout noted, drawing has long been the mechanism for strengthening the gene pool of fine art, contaminating it with strong graphic properties, bold notions from advertising and comics, structural strength from geometric and mathematical systems, and other impertinent strains.
    As we've previously discussed , the 1950s witnessed a renaissance in expressive drawing using basic tools, such as...
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