Arthur Lismer's work has an intensity all its own
intensity: referring to some aspect/s of the paintings that are very forceful. (With Lismer, it's his use of raw colour (rather than 'pretty' colours), coarse brush strokes, and simplified forms and shapes.)
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There is a kind of intensity in his paintings that is unique, making a painting immediately recognizable as being by Lismer: they have an intensity all their own.
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