For artists, universities are The Big Lie. They tell you theory is hard. It's not. They tell you that art is hard. It's not. You're doing what you want to do for the rest of your life, something that's easy and pleasurable to do and easy to learn. The difficulties of which professors speak are within the university. I loved the university when I was in it. I got to do things that I liked to do. Things that were fun. If you're not having fun in the studio, think again…
After Jackson and Fontana, nothing is even close to new. So, the art world today resembles the last days of the Kiowa…Read More
Our administrative culture loves to prioritize the meaning of our design. It is preoccupied with delivering the message, keeping the record, teaching the lesson and assuring our compliance…Read More
The power of art, I believe, came from the beholder and no one else. It was here that fine art began over 400 years ago in the Renaissance…Read More
Art and writing come from somewhere down around the lizard brain. It’s a much more peculiar activity than we like to think it is. The problems arise when we try to domesticate the practice, to pretend that it’s a normal human activity and that “everybody’s creative.” They’re not.