Saturday, April 9, 2016

Notice the Objects You Notice

A 9x12 pen, brush, ink, wash, and pastel drawing of the painting I am currently working on.  It depicts the corner of 19th Street looking under the Gowanus Expressway at Third Avenue in Brooklyn.

Here's another interesting comment from the book Art and Fear:  "To see things is to enhance your sense of wonder both for the singular pattern of your own experience, and for the meta-patterns that shape all experience.  All this suggests a useful working approach to making art: notice the objects you notice. (e.g. Read that sentence again.)  Or put another way: make objects that talk--and then listen to them."

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