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more of an appreciation of a direct relation to Does "more of an appreciation of a direct relation to visceral materials" mean "the direct usage and representation of the internal parts of body in artworks"? "more of an appreciation of a direct relation to" sounds weird to me. Text: As a reaction to this type of art, in the 1990s there was a return to the body in art and more of an appreciation of a direct relation to visceral materials.
Oct 23, 2019 12:55 PM
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I interpret "visceral materials" as strongly emotional material, thus the work was figurative, and emotionally raw. I agree it is an awkward wording. It should say "an appreciation for the direct relation to visceral materials." Still very heady words.
October 23, 2019
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