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Line let loose : scribbling, doodling and automatic drawing

Line let loose : scribbling, doodling and automatic drawing

Author: David Maclagan
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Maclagan shows that each of the marginal forms of drawing -- scribbling, doodling, and automatic drawing -- has its own history in spiritualism, surrealism, abstract expressionism, and psychedelic art and considers their new relationship to twenty-first-century digital culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Maclagan
ISBN: 9781780230825 1780230826
OCLC Number: 879246192
Description: 168 p. : ill. (certaines en coul.) ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction Chapter One The career of the scribble The doodle and beyond Early automatic drawing Automatism, the Unconscious and Modern Art Meta-doodles and other elaborations References Acknowledgements Photo Acknowledgements Index
Responsibility: David Maclagan.


David Maclagan's book is an investigation of scribbling, doodling and automatic drawing, marginal forms that have all been used by modern artists seeking spontaneous or 'unconscious' creation.  Read more...


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