Here is a wonderful conversation about Basel’s Art Fair. It’s also a good conversation about how the arts art operating at this point, and in this economy. This is a good place to start thinking about looking at contemporary art.
Five in the first class and then three. Not much. But I took notes and will post them to the class site. Then I have been telling a story about junior high school. It fits into how teaching works. Drop a piece of information. And wait for the impact. Sometimes works and there is the […]
And after a week and a day, I have this. Adding black for an overlay of interference colors, and white to push against the wall color and the positive forms. Enforcing the rail as a a front. Trying to pull and push the scale edging. Looking and exploring tomorrow, and readying or Monday.
I am beginning to reflect and look at images I have collected and to think about why I make work. As a method of thinking about how and where to start, and a direction to work toward, I have looked at postcards from shows I have seen, and still have the cards for. I am […]
Looking into new tools. Trying to make sense of my work. And keep at it all
IF I am over whelmed with information, then there is a shut-down cycle. It maybe long, or not. The SFCC exhibit of Harold, Rick and Richard, while wonderful, was over whelming. Work, work, work! Just do something, she said from the edge of the eye.
Check out another place for thinking. And the place to work. http://wegmanworld.typepad.com/wegman_world/#
Maybe I am behind the times on this and much else, but I think… this is a good spoof! http://artisanalpencilsharpening.com/index.html
I am at twitter, facebook, and tumblr. Also, I have a place with Eastern @ sites (dot)ewu (dot) edu/rralston
I have been working, drawing and designing tiles. I am working on the process of casting the tiles in glass. It is not hard, just time intensive. The drawings are thick ink, layered densly for values. I am using a number of felt tip pigma pens to do the drawings. These are also investigations for […]