“Good design is good business.”
“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.”
“It’s the viewer that makes the work.”
“All art is infected by other art.”
How do you approach abstract art? What advice do you have for those who don’t “get it” or don’t like it?
I came across this painting while reading about Post-Soul Aesthetics, Black art after the Civil Rights movement. It’s interesting how the white paint borders, but sometimes overlaps the black paint in this painting. It begs the question: is the black figure forming itself, or is the black figure being formed by the white paint around […]
“The artist is not a special kind of person; rather each person is a special kind of artist.”
“This Neo-Dada, which they call New Realism, Pop Art, Assemblage, etc., is an easy way out, and lives on what Dada did. When I discovered the Readymades I sought to discourage aesthetics. In Neo-Dada they have taken my Readymades and found aesthetic beauty in them, I threw the bottle-rack and the urinal into their faces […]
“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of stars makes me dream.”
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
I like this piece for many reasons, not the least of which is the way Marshall guides our eyes through a constellation of focal points encompassing the piece, ensuring that we engage with it entirely and reiteratively. Because of its size and value and the figure ascending it, the staircase is the dominant focal point. […]
This piece embodies the retro futurism common in the last decades of the 20th century. Bright, colorful visages make it look almost otherworldly, as if it’s not our planet at all. It seems like people wanted to fuse the idea of alien landscapes with advanced technology to show the promise of human achievement, or the […]
What was (or, what will be) your first tattoo? How did you decide what to get, when to get it, and where to put it on your body?
I was happily watching an artist on utube creating an acrylic pour when I found myself tilting my iPad . There is no hope for me now, I am hopelessly addicted to paint and ink and canvas and resin…..