Posts Tagged: Reflections on Painting

Reflection on Grid Paintings

the tension of the grid painting as the relation between the size of the canvas and the brush

Reflection on Grid Paintings

the tension of the grid painting as the relation between the size of the canvas and the brush

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Reflections on Painting

To be capable of making a painting, one has to believe that the painting is worth existing, regardless of whether or not one becomes personally responsible for the suffering of its creation. Once one believes the painting is worth existing,

Reflections on Painting

To be capable of making a painting, one has to believe that the painting is worth existing, regardless of whether or not one becomes personally responsible for the suffering of its creation. Once one believes the painting is worth existing,

Joan of Arc – Jules Bastien-Lepage

  Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848-1884), a French Naturalist painter, drawn to art at a young age, his family lived in a village and grew grapes in a vineyard. Jules went to Paris in 1867 to study art at École des Beaux-arts.

Joan of Arc – Jules Bastien-Lepage

  Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848-1884), a French Naturalist painter, drawn to art at a young age, his family lived in a village and grew grapes in a vineyard. Jules went to Paris in 1867 to study art at École des Beaux-arts.

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

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

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