Stephen Gjertson Article

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Stephen Gjertson Article

Published on July 18, 2018

ARC Living Master,  Stephen Gjertson, has recently been interviewed by Emilio Longo - Visual Arts Teacher and author of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students and Artist-Teachers.

“In college I encountered hostility to representational art. My drawing instructors called it old fashioned and outdated. It was OK in the past, but serious contemporary artists created more expressive and relevant kinds of work. I had never been interested in so called Modern Art. It didn’t appeal to me because the representational element was either absent, distorted, or crudely rendered.”

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