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THE FAMOUS AND THE DAMNED

THE UNREPORTED ASSOCIATION The greatest Western painters growing out of the Renaissance traditions could not today buy their own paintings at auction. They are rare birds who produced truly unique and valuable work. Some of the greatest artists died in … Continue reading

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BECOMING ART: PAYING THE PRICE FOR DEVIATIONS

If you are an unknown artist — possibly newly attracted to the creative arts — I have unsettling news. The statistics are against your becoming recognized for your work. According to a recent report by the National Endowment for the … Continue reading

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Starry Starry Night

Art Canvas by Del Wolf Thiessen PUBLISHED BY AGAVE PUBLISHERS LLC  Friday’s Tail Every canvas tells a story, one of accomplishment, love of life, history, tragedy, or anticipation. This canvas attempts to illustrate the archetypal nature of religious experience that … Continue reading

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Concept Art: Art that Describes Evolved Traits

PUBLISHED BY AGAVE PUBLISHERS The painted canvasses referred to in this blog will appear in subsequent issues. Please let me know what you think about the evolutionary approach to the visual arts.   CONCEPT ART Presented by Del Wolf Thiessen … Continue reading

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Rapture of the Sensation Seeker

Agave Publishers What we know is this. Sameness is shunned by both the sensation seeker and the Machiavellian personality, but beauty, especially beauty with an exotic caress – a blemish, a different style, with words unusual and a fire of … Continue reading

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Music, Art, and Peak Pleasure

Agave Publishers Sensation seeking takes many forms, but while observably different among individuals, the emotional reaction to induced sensations has common physiological features and similar cognitive effects, the major problem we work with here. One person may approach a “mental … Continue reading

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