[Clayart] art and scale/free painting

Hank Murrow via Clayart clayart at lists.clayartworld.com
Thu Feb 5 17:51:26 EST 2015

On Feb 5, 2015, at 9:53 AM, Paul Lewing via Clayart <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2015, at 8:14 AM, mel jacobson via Clayart <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:
> scale is a very huge issue in the art world....one has to make choices.
> One of the most profound statements I've ever heard about scale in art came from, of all people, Peter Voulkos.  He was doing a workshop, and after about half an hour of wrestling with about 100 pounds of clay he had a 4' cylinder that he'd cut, whacked, and otherwise mutilated.  He stepped back from it, looked at it for a minute and said, "You know… something that ugly shouldn't be that big".  I think of that every time I see something really big.
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