More than any other medium, drawing conveys the evolution of artistic ideas with great immediacy. Drawing sheets often bear traces—crossed-out lines, repositioned figures, cut and pasted forms—of an artist’s change of mind during the creative process. The works in Drawing: The Art of Change, all from the Getty’s permanent collection, showcase the crucial role revision plays in artistic practice.
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