Saturday, February 18, 2012

McNaughton Fine Art: Amazing Critique of McNaughton's Art

Wake up America
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If you aren't familiar with the art of Jon McNaughton, let me introduce you. His specialty is art which makes people think. I found the following critique on his blog. In my opinion, it's excellent. As an art teacher, I always taught my students that the highest purpose of a work of art was communication. The student is to examine and evaluate the message which the artist wishes to communicate. We must all be thinking viewers, not passive, allowing ourselves to be deceived.

McNaughton Fine Art: Amazing Critique of McNaughton's Art: "I found this article that talks about my paintings. I'm not used to someone with art history understanding making a critical analysis of my... " ~ Jon McNaughton

Here is to Fine Art, Better Thinking, and God bless America.