Richard Claude Ziemann
Richard Claude Ziemann is active/lives in New York, Connecticut. Richard Ziemann is known for printmaking, teaching.
Biography Richard Claude Ziemann
Following is text for an exhibition.
RICHARD CLAUDE ZIEMANN: PRINTS AND DRAWINGS 1956-1979
THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM
September 15 - November 4, 1979
Artists who elect to work in a representational idiom often condemn themselves to the literal. They devote themselves to the familiar aspects of things as these may appeal to the eye and to the memory of the common observer, and they labor to make an apple look like an apple and a tree to look like a tree. This attachment to description can have a fine result and can reveal the application of a system of drawing or rendering that astonishes with evidence of surpassing skill. But this approach to the physical world produces mainly illustration, though possibly of the highest or
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