Category Archives: art, artists

Down the Middle

Renee Cox – The Goddess from The Bholdr on Vimeo. article via hyperallergic: Renee Cox

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Conference of the Birds

(This never gets old.) Precise Metallic Replicas of Ancient Fossils and Cells by Allan Drummond – via colossal Quantum Poetics – Samuel Matlack – via The New Atlantis Life is a virtual multiplicity, not of things and agents but contemplations … Continue reading

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On and On and On

This is a new record of the iteration number. 750 000 000 ! This value took more than 10 gigabytes of ram to render the reference. Don’t worry, spiders, I keep house casually. (Issa)

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End of a Paragraph

JACKSON POLLOCK from STELLALIE PRODUCTION on Vimeo. In other words, each element – each line in One, for instance, is always rising and falling through distinct semiotic states that exist simultaneously even if they cannot be perceived all at once. … Continue reading

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A Best Of My Own Art Work 2017 – Part 3 – Large Art Works

(KNYSNA BLUE MATRIX, 45×68″ aluminum) Large artworks are for me those with one dimension 36″ or greater; so, medium in the scheme of two dimensional images. (LARGE DHARMA COMMUNITY 48×64″ aluminum) Finished large pieces may materialize for sale or show. … Continue reading

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A Best Of My Own Art Work 2017 – Part 1 – Mandalas and Circular Pieces

On my artist’s web site I maintain an index of posted art works. This page lines up most of my art work in reverse chronological order. The provides an excellent way to review my creative journey over the past years. … Continue reading

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Ayahuasca Lens

Pablo Amaringo, Shaman and Painter Interview with Pablo Amaringo Pablo Amaringo at VisualMelt The universe is an intelligence test. — Timothy Leary

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Black Mountain Futurism

Black Mountain Research explains its mission. James Elkins kicks off the three videos embedded from BMR’s archive. He’s going to bridge the research element and self-reflexivity, and, the practice-based credential (Ph.D.) formally theorizing artistic practice. Over the last 20 years … Continue reading

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Infinite Optical Trajectories

As a compendium of signs, this canvas was an apt introduction-practically a manifesto-for a movement dedicated to producing signs that function as distinctive artistic “trademarks” and yet are open to multiple and sometimes infinite optical trajectories. Signal Processing, David Joselit … Continue reading

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Surprise Yourself

Kathy described this mind map and I found it out in the wild. Collaborations can lead to interesting incidental paths. Kathy turned me on to Dr. Chris Seeley‘s view of the artful organization. She added her own very highest regard. … Continue reading

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Generativity, coda

Janet Echelman

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Generativitality

Some Thoughts On Generative Art by Anders Holt Many who know something about my art practice know I loathe the terms “digital art” and “digital artist.” Both terms strike me as almost always leading right into various thickets of ignorance, … Continue reading

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Tripping the Light Fantastic

2047 APOLOGUE – a concept performance by Zhang Yimou featuring KINETIC LIGHTS from WHITEvoid on Vimeo. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No … Continue reading

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Collaboration & Serendipity

I. FORTUITY [f. L. fortu‹imacbreve›t-us, f. forte by chance, f. fors chance + -ous.] That happens or is produced by fortune or chance; accidental, casual. OED Between 2005-2012, when I was researching serendipity as a decisive aspect of adult development, … Continue reading

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Socially Engaged For Just an Aggressive Moment

– – – My art practice is not directed to be socially engaged in the conventional ‘art world’ sense of my intent and the work itself referring to social problems or political challenges. (In noting this, if I needed to, … Continue reading

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Briefs 3

Straight-forward enough; my art practice is not rocket science. Here is the index of all my best work.

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Briefs 2

I could explain these statements, but then the point of their needing to be unpacked is negated. Dewey offers a clue. more

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Briefs 1

There could be a subset of the literature of art and of art practices that is concerned with only the so-called artist’s statement.  Such a scholarly endeavor might go far in going beyond the rote qualifier about such statement, that … Continue reading

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Setting Up

Burnt Patch from Museum Trade on Vimeo. Andrew Goldsworthy Rivers and Tides: Andrew Goldsworthy Working With Time, is an essential documentary about creativity in the world. Lori Nix – "Pull them in with beauty" from Derek Means on Vimeo. Lori … Continue reading

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Upside Down

$58.4 million “If the aforementioned tendencies—the event-driven turn in the market, the market’s ongoing globalization, the continued ascent of formerly ‘alternative’ practices to the mainstream, and persistent complication around investing in art—have all come into greater clarity over these past … Continue reading

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