Tuesday, March 1, 2011

In this image by McBess, the artist used color strategically in his composition to lead the viewer to the corner of the piece where the only color is used. Elsewhere, a busy scene of figures and objects in an array of quantitative linework illustrates itself in a set of thirds, where the first third (from left to right) has more negative space, and 'simple forms' while the second, or middle third, is emphasized with the figures and detailed work, while the last third contains the color and other negative space

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