Alexander Cozen's new method: The blot and general nature

Cramer, Charles A.
March 1997
Art Bulletin;Mar1997, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p112
Academic Journal
Discusses artist Alexander Cozen's method of forming landscape compositions starting from a blot. Possibility of understanding Cozen's technique of blotting within its `historical anchorage'; 18th-century classical art theory and imperial epistemology; Relation between Joshua Reynold's theory of `generalization' and the problem of associationism.


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