History, Characteristics, Movements

In these days of budget cuts and limited resources, it’s often the case that fine arts classes are the first to be cut. Edwards, J. (1999). Considering the paradigmatic frame: Social science research approaches relevant to research in music therapy.┬áThe Arts in Psychotherapy, 26(2), 73-80. Even when Reinhardt was not literally making collages, he alluded to the practice of it in many of his drawings, applying color in overlapping, autonomous swaths like pieces of paper laid down on top of one another. In several elegant black-and-white drawings dating from 1936-39, the negative space is allowed to take on its own constructive presence, moving from the edges into the center, as in a gestalt-shifting optical illusion. (Here again we find Reinhardt’s insistent exhortation to stay awhile, looking, even in front of his smallest, quickest works.) Transparent forms seem to float in early gouaches from 1938-39 like colored tissue paper layered … Read the rest