Nature or Nurture the biological determinism debate.
NATURE v NURTURE or BIOLOGICAL DETERMINISM ‘Biological determinism versus cultural determinism’ is a bit of a mouthful. It is the same thing as ‘nature versus nurture’. This old and controversial debate is the subject of this blog. And how it applies to the art world in particular. In simple terms the two sides of the argument say that human behavior is determined by either inherited genes, nature, or by lifetime experiences, nurture. The debate is as old as the hills. The or
THE COLOUR CIRCLE [or COLOUR WHEEL]
THE COLOUR CIRCLE [or COLOUR WHEEL] I set myself to write about the subject ‘The Colour Circle’ a long time ago. That is because I am an artist and it is central to the way I understand, choose, and use colour. But…. First, the colour circle is not natural. The colour circle doesn’t appear in nature. That is because light happens naturally when the sun pumps out waves of energy. And visible light is part of this energy in a narrow range of wave lengths. Our eyes are geared up