Monthly Archives: June 2011

Archaic Form And Delivering Spatial Envelope in Uncertain Times

Regarding certain questions of uncertain time such as are there a poetics to these ruins I find gifting the process an  art excavation by the Renaissance painter Carpaccio who in his Ambassadors caprice of painting a court visit from French court to  English finds in their body english a view through these principles of the [...]

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Technique , Technology and Subconscious of Art

My work originates in a love of drawing that schooled itself in the drypoint medium because the resistance of the media is so sculptural as pressure is placed into the drawing hand against the digging points gathering and shifting leverage. The imagery I use of carpenters forms although Asian also tropes to the “Joseph” tradition [...]

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Landscape Levels of Art Spirit

In this piece the scrolling of carpentry forms improvised into wheels of landscape like masses and wales is worked in cyber drawing to color but then transposed to black and white photography and then again flooded with color so that the net effect is to think out the chromatic scale of color and then retranslate [...]

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Buddha Bodi Krater Crater Holymaumau 2

The Asian carpentry forms I improvise were first encountered in childhood toys or puzzle balls given to children in Hawaii where  I was raised early and the depressed foundation field that my forms   fill are also echoes of a vast crater on the Island called Holymaumau… drawing my sketches on the Mainland I  was interested [...]

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Juran’s Quarry

The center panel looks into the layout of the carpentry forms as beginning to generate a knapped modelling quality like stone tools… similarly the Chinese artist Juran of the Northern Song Dynasty had a unique calligraphic form for his mountain pictures of a knapped flint quality suggesting a mixing of the human artifact and natural [...]

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