Monthly Archives: October 2013
Initial Deposits By all accounts, the term “Concrete Art” was first coined by Theos Van Doesburg in a manifesto, “The Basis of Concrete Art,” which was published in the one-off magazine Art Concret in 1930.1 Laying out the basic tenets
The OED’s first listing for “plastic,” sense A. 1a, reads: “the art of modelling or sculpting figures, esp. in clay or wax.” Richard Haydocke furnishes the first and second instances of the word’s usage in his 1598 translation of G.P.