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Putting Pencil to Paper, in Galleries and in the Voting Booth #ArtTuesday

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Drawing is both immediate and universal. At one point or another everyone has, at the very least, attempted some form of drawing. The New York Times highlights two exhibits that capture our current time. 100 Drawings from now and Twenty Twenty

Drawing may be the most ancient art, dating to when early humans first scrawled images on cave walls. But this adaptable, affordable and accessible practice is also experiencing a resurgence in this turbulent year. Drawing’s capacity to chronicle events in real time has made it a powerful means to reflect on volatile election campaigns, a deadly pandemic and economic and racial inequality.

“Drawing allows for the most freedom, it’s easily accepted, it doesn’t require such a critical eye,” said Walter Price, one of 105 contributors to the show “100 Drawings From Now,”

100 Drawings from now at the Drawing Center in Manhattan through January 17
Twenty Twenty at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn. till March 2021

For a virtual only tour the times recommends Toni Lane’s Pandemic Drawings

Read more from the NYTimes!


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