Dr. Kim Grant

About Dr. Kim Grant

Kim Grant is Professor of Art History at the University of Southern Maine. Her publications include All About Process: The Theory and Discourse of Modern Artistic Labor (Penn State University Press, 2017) and Surrealism and the Visual Arts: Theory and Reception (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

The figure of the Blue Rider thus embodied the spiritual focus of the group as well as their belief that art plays an important social role in the struggle between good and evil.

Der Blaue Reiter

The longer you look at the painting the more possible readings of the forms you are likely to discover. Delaunay’s painting is not only about vision, it is also about painting itself and the way colored shapes and relationships structure vision.

Simultanism: Robert Delaunay