Ansel Adams

La Jolla Art Association: Two local 'masters' share their art histories

La Jolla Art Association: Two local 'masters' share their art histories

There are two schools of art you see in La Jolla; the first is conceptual, the second is classical. With conceptual work, the idea behind the art matters more than the finished product. Conceptual artists strive to do new things in new ways and enlarge the scope of what art can be. Their art is also "socially-engaged," meaning they want to change the world or better society with their art.

The classical school is driven by the idea of the craft. These artists don't necessarily want to change the world or do things differently, they just want to raise themselves to the established ideal of beauty and craftsmanship achieved by the masters.

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