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Actual Art
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  1. a genre of art that was first named by critic Alfred Frankenstein of the San Francisco Chronicle in a review of Helene Aylon’s work

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  2. Helene Aylon, whose work employing the qualities of linseed oil to “bleed” into patterns or form a “skin”, prompted the naming of the genre by Alfred Frankenstein; Helene Aylon

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  3. The name was chosen because the art was "real", but the term "Realism" was already in use to describe a different genre

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  4. Frankenstein described Aylon's work as a genre of art that involves “the self-conscious enlistment of the forces of nature, by artists, toward the completion of their art”

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  5. Collaboration with nature necessarily brings the dimension of time into consideration as an integral component of the artworks, with some requiring many thousands of years for their completion

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