Brice Marden: Abstract painting can take you to paradise

From his sprawling studio space and the large moss garden outside his home, artist Brice Marden discusses his approach to abstraction and how paintings can transport viewers to another time and place.

On Abstraction

The first modern artists who abandoned realism for abstraction made a dramatic break that rocked the art world. Today, artists still must make a conscious choice to make work about the visible world, or about something beyond it.



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