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- Mar 2, 2003Naiive, aka Innocent, aka Fantastic,
aka Primitive Art. My favorites are
not online, they are the amazing
Jugoslav simple illiterate peasants
who paint during the winter month with
violent vivid colors mezmerizing;
more than an acid trip.
And than there are the Haitian
primitives and there is Bosh too.
Children paint like that 'uneffected'
too, but their proportion changes:
eg. if they like their cat it will
be bigger than the school teacher..
and it is also similar of what
Melody talked about in relation of
an art-book she ordered about
'viewing': a way of looking at the
*whole* pure uneffected..no-focus
> Hi Ganga:
> As Dan said it is called primitive in this country a lot. Although
> some is now being called "Outsider Art" I believe. Grandma Moses
> was one. In New Orleans it was Clementine Hunter. The work is very
> telling about upbringing and outlook on life. It is very unaffected
> or without affectations. Pure. And even though see is currently
> doing something different, Karta should know it is very popular in
> this country. A lot of collectors and galleries.
> Bobby G.
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