I have created a drop down menu for each artist that influences my art practice.
Perhaps using the word influences, is not the right word, but I thought it was important to highlight this group of curators/artists who are really doing interesting work. A strong link between the work they do, is experimentation. They each push the boundaries of their chosen mediums.
experience (v.): 1530s, “to test, try, learn by practical trial or proof;” see experience (n.). Sense of “feel, undergo” first recorded 1580s. Related: Experienced; experiences; experiencing.
experience (n.): late 14c., “observation as the source of knowledge; actual observation; an event which has affected one,” from Old French esperience “experiment, proof, experience” (13c.), from Latin experientia “a trial, proof, experiment; knowledge gained by repeated trials,” from experientem (nominative experiens) “experienced, enterprising, active, industrious,” present participle of experiri “to try, test,” from ex- “out of” (see ex-) + peritus “experienced, tested,” from PIE *per-yo-, suffixed form of root *per- (3) “to try, risk” (see peril). Meaning “state of having done something and gotten handy at it” is from late 15c.
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