My students and I discussed this recently, and, what about the concern over fraudulent images? All this and more…very soon.
Much to do with nothing II
We’re lucky if we have time to do nothing. Continue reading “Much to do with nothing II”
Much to do with nothing I
We live in a virtual world
Yeah we do, yeah we do…
The virtual art world has been promoted. When faced with limitations on travel and human interaction, sites like Google Arts & Culture has offers thousands of virtual museums visits, many including online tours that allow a simulated pedestrian experience. Continue reading “We live in a virtual world”
The whole is greater
In the Gestalt school of psychological thought, the mind and brain condense environmental stimuli to see them in their simplest form. The idea is that the whole — that which is seen– is of greater value than the processing of each individual part. This theorem can reach beyond basic perception and Steve Prince’s The Links work gives us an example of Gestalt in art form.
Mosh pit Mona
The Louvre is a beast. Continue reading “Mosh pit Mona”
Thank you, Herb and Dorothy Vogel
Abstract art is the kind of experience that challenges a viewer to find words to describe. Minimalism, the art movement based on simple forms, may pose the starkest of these challenges. Continue reading “Thank you, Herb and Dorothy Vogel”
Experiencing the heartbeat of karma
RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER engages the observer in a way that is as much peculiar as it is tantalizing. Continue reading “Experiencing the heartbeat of karma”
Everyone’s got a story. And, in “The Secret Lives of Color”, Kassia St. Clair gives colors with names befitting those delightful paint squares their autobiographical due. There’s White with some of its cousins including Lead White, Ivory, Silver, Whitewash, Isabelline, Chalk, Beige and Red with its associates Scarlet, Cochineal, Vermillion, Rossa corsa, Hematite, Madder, and Dragon’s blood for example.
Gibsonian optics brought to life in the sculpture of Fred Eversley
J.J. Gibson outlined a radical approach to optics in his 1979 book The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception. In order to perceive the structure of space, we need just one thing: light. Continue reading “Gibsonian optics brought to life in the sculpture of Fred Eversley”