Every so often, I feel compelled to point out that white, in painting, is a color, just like black, in typography, is color.

Every so often, I feel compelled to point out that white, in painting, is a color, just like black, in typography, is color.

I'd always wondered that Braid's art was inspired by Constable's. There's an energy to his brushwork that isn't present in his British contemporaries' typically understated and reserved works. Constable was more popular in France, during his lifetime, than he was at home.

I'd always wondered that Braid's art was inspired by Constable's. There's an energy to his brushwork that isn't present in his British contemporaries' typically understated and reserved works. Constable was more popular in France, during his lifetime, than he was at home.

most of the landscape paintings I've seen have a disconnected sense of distance. the entirety of the scene lies afar.

most of the landscape paintings I've seen have a disconnected sense of distance. the entirety of the scene lies afar.

Enough structure that your eye tries to make out a pattern. Enough disorder that it can't find any when it tries.

Enough structure that your eye tries to make out a pattern. Enough disorder that it can't find any when it tries.

Bonington was playing with the immediacy of colors before the Impressionists made it cool!

Bonington was playing with the immediacy of colors before the Impressionists made it cool!

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