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Truman Chambers

Truman Chambers
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A painter and contributing writer from Toledo, Ohio. Truman graduated from Bowling Green State University with a BFA in Two-Dimensional Studies.

The Case of John Ruskin vs. James Whistler

  John Ruskin published a newsletter in 1877 where he harshly critiqued a painting by James Whistler. Whistler responded by suing Ruskin for libel, and...

The Vantablack Controversy: Anish Kapoor vs. Stuart Semple

  Introduction: Anish Kapoor is a contemporary British Indian artist. The specifics of his practice as a sculptor and installation artist have varied throughout his career....

Vija Celmins: Understanding the Contradiction of Photorealism

  Vija Celmins is a Latvian American visual artist. She first became known in the 1960s for her Photorealistic paintings of war scenes. By the...

Understanding The Ashcan School of Artists in 6 Facts and 7 Paintings

  The Ashcan School was a loosely defined group of American artists working at the turn of the 20th century. Their work began in Philadelphia...

The Nihilistic Desperation In Alberto Giacometti’s Paintings

  Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss sculptor and painter associated with Cubism, Surrealism and contemporary art during the 20th century. He is most well-known for...