Over 50 reviews of modern artists given on www.thedailyhatch.org in 2014

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In 2014 I hope to post over 50 reviews of modern artists and at the same time post the work of Francis Schaeffer’s on art and culture in the same posts.

Francis Schaeffer: How Should We Then Live? (Full-Length Documentary)

I have been to Europe three times and got to visit museums to see art and the reason I had a hunger to start analyzing art was because of my exposure to Francis Schaeffer’s film series HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE?

Some art scholars dismiss Schaeffer out of hand but everyone knows how arrogant they can be. Here is the summary of HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? by Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D.:

One can take issue with Schaeffer at some points. One who paints with a broad bush may blur some themes and obscure others, but the strengths of this book greatly outnumber its weaknesses. How Should We Then Live remains an incisive and prophetic work that should not be ignored. We need big-picture thinkers (or generalists) to help us orient ourselves historically, theologically, and ethically. Francis Schaeffer was such a thinker. Let us give him the last word. “This book is written in the hope that this generation may turn from the greatest wickedness, the placing of any created thing in the place of the Creator, and that this generation may get its feet out of the paths of death and may live” (258).

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The first episode in this series included a feature on Tracey Emin of England and the second post featured Peter Howson of Scotland, and the third and fourth posts were  extensive pieces on the art and writings of Mike Kelley of LA (sadly Kelley committed suicide in 2012). The fifth post featured the German artist Gerhard Richter who uses a squeegee with many of his paintings. The sixth post featured Makoto Fujimura who was born in Boston  to Japanese parents, but now lives in New York City. The seventh post featured David Hooker of Wheaton College

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Tracey Emin pictured below.

Tracey Emin

Born in 1963, London
Lives and works in London

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Peter Howson pictured below:

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Mike Kelley pictured below:

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Gerhard Richter, 2005 as seen above
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Makoto Fujimura pictured below

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David Hooker pictured below:

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Here are some upcoming artists:

Ida Applebroog is pictured below she was born in the Bronx, New York in 1929 and still lives in the state today.

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Paul McCarthy pictured below:
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Robert Indiana

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Trey McCarley pictured below:

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Matthew Ritchie is pictured below:

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Francis Alys pictured below:
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Andy Warhol, Henry Geldzahler, David Hockney, and David Goodman, 1963 (Pictured below) and both Andy Warhol and David Hockney are featured.
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Olga Lah pictured below:
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John Baldessari pictured below:
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Jennifer Bartlett pictured below:

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Tony Oursler pictured below:
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Cai Gou-Qiang pictured below:
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Arturo Herrera pictured below:
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Ellen Gallagher pictured below:

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