My own art has always been influenced by the idea of "motif" and "real life". Much of abstract, post-abstract, and "contemporary" art lacks these directions, ending up "full of sound and fury, signifying nothing", or worse, nothing but trivial decoration.
|Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists used "Real Life" motifs (i.e., "what the
painting is about"), sharply in contrast to the idealized
"not real" subject matter of established academicism,
to see more, go here - "Impressionist
- Post Impressionist Motifs"
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I like to think of my artwork motifs quite specifically. That is, the works here are not "portrait of a woman"; they are Eva and Shannon.