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TOM LEA PHILOSOPHY OF ART
"An artist’s media are his colors plus his mind -(with these he interprets but never chooses)- for his material he uses only what the infallible pointer of his instinct gives him." - John Norton, Tom Lea's professor at the Chicago Art Institute in a letter, 1933
You can learn more about Tom Lea's philosophy of art in a brief essay he wrote about John W. Norton.
Lea, T. (1931) John Norton in His Studio, Chicago [Watercolor sketch] 10 X 8. HRHC Art Collection, U.T. Austin. Copyright Catherine Lea Weeks.
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