The Greenwich Village vision of artist Alfred Mira — Ephemeral New York

Alfred S. Mira and his realistic, gritty, intimate Greenwich Village street scenes should be better known. [“Seventh Avenue, Greenwich Village”] Born in 1900 in Italy to a carpenter father, he left school and began working for an interior decorator, dreaming of going to art school but without the 50 cents a day it cost to […]

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“I see drawing as thinking, as evidence of thinking, evidence of …” — Art of Quotation

“I see drawing as thinking, as evidence of thinking, evidence of going from one place to another. One draws to define one thing from another. Draws proportions, adjusts scale. It is impossible to paint without drawing.” Vija Celmins, painter, draftsman, Latvian, American

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