The self-proclaimed lover of dots, Sigmar Polke offers his dots to the public unconnected “The late German artist Sigmar Polke was not the type to make things easy for anyone…Polke’s mercurial nature [is seen] as a way of remaining free. I don’t think there are many artists who have been able to elude definition quite as successively.” – New York Observer For someone who eluded definition as … Continue reading MoMA and Tate come to Tirana via Sigmar Polke
Relating confirms with a simple exclamation mark. Learning leaves you with a proverbial question mark suspended on top of your head. Cover Image: “Girl Before A Mirror” by Pablo Picasso The moment the seeds of this essay were first planted was not too long ago, at a live concert, on the eve of a significant birthday. The one where one supposedly makes that transition from youth … Continue reading A relatable problem
Partly because these Polaroids describe feelings that everyone is familiar with, in that everyone knows they cannot be avoided. Mostly because these Polaroids describe these feelings in such an efficient way, that they seem funny and, for a moment, you believe this efficiency is humanly possible. It was difficult to choose one, so I chose two. These are mine: Choose yours! Continue reading I could look at these endlessly.
Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn’t have any beginning or any end. He didn’t mean it as a compliment, but it was. To gain a better understanding of his life, watch this biopic starring Ed Harris: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0xiovbDML0 Continue reading Lavender Mist by Jackson Pollock