“it is an exciting experience to bring about something visible that was not there before.” r. arnheim
“the artist must be deeply concerned with—and impressed by—his experiences. he also must have the wisdom to find significance in individual occurrences by understanding them as symbols of universal truths.” - r. arnheim
“many women selected for “2010” are simply making art and don’t believe their status as women has anything to do with how far they get with it — or not. they seem preoccupied with the basics: material, color and form.” nytimes, The Whitney Biennial
“Last season, Marc Jacobs’s girl was a dancer who had just left the cabaret with post-performance hair and makeup. This season, she’s a chic, unfussy ’70s French sophisticate sitting at a cafe in Saint Germain des Pres. It’s very about an individual kind of woman, very untortured and at ease.” nytimes
“every great artist gives birth to a new universe, in which familiar things look as they have never before looked to anyone.” arnheim
for the faithful, the patient, the hermetically pure, all the important things in this world—not life & death, perhaps, which are merely words, but the important things—work out rather beautifully. seymour—an introduction, j.d. salinger
excerpt from aforementioned personal statement: I have a dirty white antique frame that I got for $15 at an antique shop off Rt. 40 on the way to Cape May. It was dusty and hung behind a shelf of glasses with Charlie Brown characters on them. With my frame, I took home a handwritten receipt. I was also interested in a worn shabby medicine cabinet but the owner said it wasn’t for sale. She...
hot chip, i feel better. thanks, james