Aim for the Big Look

Art by Christian Rohlfs

Art by Christian Rohlfs

Aim for the Big Look:

  • tough
  • brutal
  • uncompromising articulation of imagery & idea
  • extremes of technique, like most sensitive line ever, or thickest body of paint.

The need must find the idea & method.

These notes are from “Notes for a Young Painter”, by Hiram Williams, Prentice-Hall, 1963.

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