Posts Tagged: Art

Art, Trauma & the Beyond of Being

An essay on Bracha Ettinger, David Foster Wallace, Gerhard Richter, & Anselm Kiefer.
Two videos: Ettinger at EGS and John Walsh at Yale on History Painting.

Art, Trauma & the Beyond of Being

An essay on Bracha Ettinger, David Foster Wallace, Gerhard Richter, & Anselm Kiefer.
Two videos: Ettinger at EGS and John Walsh at Yale on History Painting.

Patience

Patience This painting is a visualization and enactment of the struggle to pass through a rigid structure and hold in tact an honest affirmation of life. There is a blending of two distinct styles of painting that do not normally

Patience

Patience This painting is a visualization and enactment of the struggle to pass through a rigid structure and hold in tact an honest affirmation of life. There is a blending of two distinct styles of painting that do not normally

Andrew Wyeth

Two of my favorite Andrew Wyeth paintings – There is something about Andrew Wyeth’s work that casts a spell – the still images seem somehow to contain a breeze, a sound, a gust or the soft moving of air –

Andrew Wyeth

Two of my favorite Andrew Wyeth paintings – There is something about Andrew Wyeth’s work that casts a spell – the still images seem somehow to contain a breeze, a sound, a gust or the soft moving of air –

Agnes Martin – On Inspiration

Beautiful interview with Agnes Martin. Talks of becoming vacant and capable of channeling inspiration without letting an idea, or thought of the self come between the inspiration and the manifestation of that inspiration in art. She has trained herself to

Agnes Martin – On Inspiration

Beautiful interview with Agnes Martin. Talks of becoming vacant and capable of channeling inspiration without letting an idea, or thought of the self come between the inspiration and the manifestation of that inspiration in art. She has trained herself to

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

In Pursuit Of

In Pursuit of how to endure durations of tedium until suddenly, at long last, something beautiful becomes apparent. how to create an object that expresses both the tedium, and something beautiful, in a way that one does not completely eclipse

In Pursuit Of

In Pursuit of how to endure durations of tedium until suddenly, at long last, something beautiful becomes apparent. how to create an object that expresses both the tedium, and something beautiful, in a way that one does not completely eclipse

Cage

Cage – 2013 – 30’x45′ – Oil on Canvas This is a painting based off of a black and white photo of Michel Foucault in his study. I don’t think that this information has to be known for the image

Cage

Cage – 2013 – 30’x45′ – Oil on Canvas This is a painting based off of a black and white photo of Michel Foucault in his study. I don’t think that this information has to be known for the image

Peter Sloterdijk – Being “With”

 Descents into foreign tunnels do not lead you back into the incomparable black monochrome background from which your life began to emerge as a vibrating figure long ago. Seeing in the only darkness that concerns you cannot be practiced on

Peter Sloterdijk – Being “With”

 Descents into foreign tunnels do not lead you back into the incomparable black monochrome background from which your life began to emerge as a vibrating figure long ago. Seeing in the only darkness that concerns you cannot be practiced on