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Re: caring about drawing....(Kinkade:(

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KSchiavo00_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Tue Jul 22 2003 - 07:03:02 PDT


Linda and others...
I do not own a Kincade but have seen his work and am curious on why you feel
the way you do about his work. Several times now I have read posts "dissing"
his work. Is it his commercial processed prints he passes off as finished art
you detest or the way he is able to manipulate the public eye through his
expert marketing campaigns. From what I have seen -he is able to capture a dream
like vision of a landscape that most would love to escape to. His
compositions and color schemes are very pleasing- his technique is well skillled and
his ability to create that light thing he does (although a "gotcha" gimmic) is
very cool. Is it wrong for an artist to capitalize on an idea through mass
production and effective "expert" marketing? Students and I often have
conversations such as this regarding "real art" I am curious.
Kathy in Kalamazoo

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