Tag Archives: Adolf Wolfli

Miro and the green paradises of childhood

Perhaps the most striking characteristic of a child’s art is that it cannot go wrong. There are no bad drawings by children; in the same way, there are no bad paintings by Joan Miro. The German dramatist Heinrich von Kleist … Continue reading

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back to the garden: Miro and green paradises of childhood

Perhaps the most striking characteristic of a child’s art is that it cannot go wrong. There are no bad drawings by children; in the same way, there are no bad paintings by Joan Miro. The German dramatist Heinrich von Kleist … Continue reading

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THE PERMANENT SUBVERSIVE

To some Jean Buffet had the greatest influence on modern art since Picasso.” My art,” Dubuffet had said, ”is an attempt to bring all disparaged values into the limelight.” ┬áIn the 1950′s Dubuffet’s fascination with textures absorbed him completely; the … Continue reading

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