nonartist

nonartist

(ˌnɒnˈɑːtɪst)
n
(Art Terms) a person who is not an artist
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available to every member of the society, what generally separates the artist from the nonartist is a more than average sense of what is beautiful and exciting, a high capacity for expressing oneself with effective idioms and images, and a deep interest in practicing a particular type of art.
A few years after Graves died in 2001, Fong called Yarber, whom he had met during the Schnitzer show, and inquired whether a nonartist, such as a museum curator, also might apply for a foundation residency.
By adopting an amateur or everyday aesthetic, the avant-garde narrowed the gap between artist and nonartist, eliding professional and amateur.
The questionnaire did not require adaptations prior to sending it to the French artists, since the instrument was originally developed in Quebec for presentation to French-speaking nonartist workers (Morin, 1997, 2003).
It is also a lesson for the nonartist in how to look at a portrait--as a document with many clues to the personality the artist wants to illuminate.
Designed for the nonartist, this book contains suggestions and easily reproducible designs for creating colorful and inexpensive bulletin boards.
And if naming is the job of men, then renaming is the more devious and resistant function by which this nonartist enters occupied territory, freeing up some space for her own movement.
In light of this, single-scale correlational analyses were conducted of the data as a whole and for the artist and nonartist samples separately.
(Indeed, the appointment cements an already strong relationship between the two entities, and Ferguson will retain an affiliation with the Hammer as an adjunct curator.) Paradoxically, however, the very unremarkableness of Ferguson's move across campus is telling: Whereas the choice of a nonartist to head a storied studio art department, as well as the decision of a veteran curator to leave a senior museum post to work in an art school, would once have seemed unorthodox, today UCLA and Ferguson are hardly alone.
In his decision to include priests like Balbino alongside a contemporary artist like Bedia, Thompson leveled the arbitrary, academic distinction between "artist" and "nonartist," revealing that African-inspired traditions of altar making constitute a vital art form in their own right.
The competition, Brilliant, invites ideas to new artworks and was open to anyone - emerging artists and nonartists - living in, or originally from, the region.
"Picture Industry" assembles many of the artists and nonartists who recognized this fact most powerfully, even--or especially--if many of them did not make movies.