IN ARTIBUS IMAGINUM
Here I muse about contemporary art and its constant iterations. Being a sometimes player in the field, and a devotee of many of those who labor in it, I spend a lot of time wondering about where we’re headed as artmakers. As I say in my book HER ARGUMENT: Art is a Bitch, Art is Love.
Well, it appears you’re thinking about the question. This is a good start. But… do you know how to define what an Artist is? If it is anything at all – other than an inquisitive, expressive human with some bug up their ass!read more
I love what Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn has to say about being an artist. "Doing artwork is not an escape or a dream. If my work is intense, charged and dense, it has a chance of making a breakthrough - a breach in today’s dilemma, problematic, cul-de-sac and...read more
Like a child! Open. Non-judgmental. Then ask - does it please you? That’s an almost immediate thing. If it pleases you, you can probably say why. Maybe the colors speed up your pulse. Maybe the shapes lure you in, make you want to melt into them, fondle them, wrestle...read more