your creativity coach by robyn mcclendon

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Clive Bell on “Art”

I love Clive Bell’s book – “Art”

Clive was Vanessa Bell’s husband, they were quite a creative duo!

Clive has many thought provoking theories on Art.

I believe that the way to stimulate and grow your “creativity consciousness”, to find your place among your peers and to solidify your belief system, is to allow a lot of ideas in, sort them out and come to your own conclusions.

Not every quote that I’ll present you with do I necessarily agree with 100%, but they are things that got me to thinking.  And that’s what stimulates our creative juices.

I’ll be sharing a lot of his ideas along the way.  As always, I’d love your feedback.

In this quote he’s speaking about the general museum goer/ viewer of the artwork.

“They treat created form as though it were imitated form, a picture as though it were a photograph.  Instead of going out on the stream of art into a new world of aesthetic experience, they turn a sharp corner and come straight home to the world of human interests.”

Clive Bell

“Things that make you go…. Hmmm”
Arsenio Hall (you guys remember his show?)

Your Creativity Coach
Robyn

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