Archive for May, 2010

Kirk Varnedoe on abstraction

2010/05/16

Abstraction has been less a search for the ultimately meaninful … than a recurrent push for the temporarily meaningless: that is, things that are found not often in exotic realms but rather on the edges of banality, familiarity, and the man-made world. It is the production of forms of order that are not recognizable as order, but vehicles of feeling that seem impersonal, vessels of intelligence that seem utterly dumb.

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Ad Reinhardt

2010/05/14

I’m merely making the last paintings which anyone can make.

Identical(ly decapitated) Twins

2010/05/09