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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.

I Live in the New Art Capital of the US!

I Live in the New Art Capital of the US!

If Frieze magazine can be considered a meritorious arbiter of character, then its decision to base an outpost of its growing art fair empire in Los Angeles last February has bestowed upon the city strutting rights on the art world’s red carpet. Even without Frieze’s...

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I Live in the New Art Capital of the US!

If Frieze magazine can be considered a meritorious arbiter of character, then its decision to base an outpost of its growing art fair empire in Los Angeles last February has bestowed upon the city strutting rights on the art world’s red carpet. Even without Frieze’s...

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RU AN RTIST? a 1/2assed guide

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!

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THOMAS HIRSCHHORN : DE-PIXELATION

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...

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How to Look at an Artwork

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...

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