Tag Archives: art theory

Basically-“yearly”-at-this-point Daily Quote #62

“We have referred above to the debate over whether the interpretation of artworks requires an inquiry into the maker’s intentions. This debate, which centered, naturally enough, on the case of literature, has witnessed confident assertions to the effect that this … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A draft minus 100 words.

I lied once, well, many times, but this is one time I did. I said there was an old metaphor in philosophy of science that “science is like a peach”, it has a definite form, but there is diffusion all … Continue reading

Posted in Projects, Random Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Series of Proposals.

A Series of Proposals for Some Serious Art a wooden penis in a bassinet a rubber bassoon construct scaffolding about town mow some lawns in a peculiar way strive for more exacting solidarities carpet the motorway read this poem to … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Independent Project Outline – Draft

I’ve been procrastinating on this for a while now, running round at the Newtown Festival, cooking udon, moving things to the studio. Pretty much everything except this. So I’m piecing together a draft tonight, before falling asleep. Intent: In one … Continue reading

Posted in Housekeeping, Projects, Windy Studio | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not-Remotely-Daily-Quote #24

Me: “Basically I’m saying that, in the future, art needs to be much more concerned with social issues.” Hubby: “Like, Captain Planet.”

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Not-Remotely-Daily-Quote #23

What if—in and through art—individuals learn something about their “unfreedom,” about their social existence, what if their discontent, in fact, is deepened? – David Walsh, The future of art in an age of crisis

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Not-So-Daily-Quote #22

For Tolstoy the basic task for an artist lies not in notorious technique, but in his special gift of insight. Only one who sees with his own eyes and hears with his own ears what is unique and particular in … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment