Ad Reinhardt

Looking with your mind.

From 1942-47, Ad Reinhardt drew quantities of caricatures and illustrations for a daily newspaper called P.M. One project was a series of full-page comics on the theme of How to Look at Art which were printed from 1946-7.

Some examples from the series;

Extracts from N°10 (1946) How to look at things through a wine glass. How to look at things Challenge yourself Do your best to read (and copy if you prefer) the series of 15 captions and side-comments about representing a wine glass. (Check here) Make a list of all the words you needed to check. Try and understand the sentences. Keep in mind that this is an abstract painter’s point of view.

Another challenge Some linesCan you add a few lines of your own?

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