Form is a visual element that has been powerful at all stages of the progression of fine art, but today in contemporary art it is an element that is dismissed.
Conceptual art of intellect alone, for myself, being a game or a trick of the senses’ is the reason why art has strayed from aesthetic value. Do we still arrive at a sense of beauty? and content? What or where is the value of form? (as in Duchamp’s Fountain?)
There is form content even in Arabic, Moor , and primitive art of beautiful geometric mosaics. I will add even within Marc Rothko’s color fields….
There is a fine line between space and form. I don’t mean to dismiss or stress any content or expression such as; representation, and realism….There can be found plenty of examples of form before the Italian thirteenth and fourteenth century of the age of humanism. Can you find an example of form in conceptual, minimal, or performance art? MBV 5/18/17 4:34p
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