> "A Sunday on La Grade Jatte-1884"
Thanks for the pointer, Brian. The reduction they had to do to put it on
the web loses all the technique in the original.
I have a short article on my home page (http://discuss.foresight.org/~hibber
t/art.html) explaining how this kind of effect can be a good thing.
There's a middle school near my home at which the students have painted
mural reproductions of works by great masters. (La Grade Jatte might even
be there. I know there's some Seurat) The kids miss all the technique in
the originals, leaving you to contemplate the difference that makes a
difference on your own.
I haven't seen the original of La Grade Jatte, or even a good reproduction,
so I'll have to try to get to Chicago sometime.
--- C. J. Cherryh, "Invader", on why we visit very old buildings: "A sense of age, of profound truths. Respect for Chris Hibbert something hands made, that's stood through storms and firstname.lastname@example.org wars and time. It persuades us that things we do may last and matter." http://discuss.foresight.org/~hibbert/home.html
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