He believes that though reduced clutter and simplification of the interior to a point that gets beyond the idea of essential quality, there is a sense of clarity and richness of simplicity instead of emptiness. Ambiguity and Indeterminacy in Modern Artp. His first Colour Charts are exhibited with Heiner Friedrich. But he overextended himself in so doing, and by the end of the year faced the real prospect of his bank foreclosing on him. Pissarro introduced him to various other artists. In Western paintings, still life often appears as a minor feature of the design; but until the 17th century it was not generally painted for its own sake, although it was already traditional to East Asian art. Contact with like-minded painters — a group means a great deal to me:
But, in more disciplined attempts to symbolize the importance and function of particular buildings through their interior decorationmurals have been designed for the restricted framework of specific surface areas.
It is the process of placing a picture into an object for decoration. You are already as unassailable as all the great dead; you already belong to the history of art. The laying bare of oneself is obscene. Also taking exception to this claim was Clement Greenberg himself; in his postscript to his essay Modernist Painting he disavowed this interpretation of what he said, writing:. Some pictures are first painted in one medium and corrected or enriched with colour and texture in another.