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Acutezza Adjunction

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The terms adjunction and acutezza come from classical rhetoric and the first refers to placing a verb at beginning or end of sentence while the second means wordplay. The adjunction generally for me is the act of continuing a series and then writing through an associativeness of temporary meanings, troped and as they follow the circuit of the forms in time become an overwriting, creating by destroying as it were. The series at this time is in relation to a specific painting by Caravaggio- burial of St Catherine. This unfinished painting of a burial leaves the form exposed, and is a kind of underdrawing that has a spectral quality – looks like an xray photograph of a painting from the outset.

What is the mode of my mood in this construct? I am struck by the different quality of this western painter that lurks under the aggressive figure drawing- somehow he looks very much like the Chinese painter LiCheng who was more or less the Asian Michelangelo. The mood is situated to calligraphy, Caravaggio apreciated very few contemporary painters but was ok with Anibale Carraci- drawing teacher of Bernini… the ethos  Carraci, Guercino, Caravaggion was that of a natural theater in which indeterminate actions and notes, similar also to the continual object after thoughts of Veronese all displace perception from narrative and turn the eye to technique as an idea of nature in progress, a somehow necessary ongoing assimilation that corresponds to Asian ideas of inanimate objects actually being animate..what is the animus of perception? It is different than simple narrative and different than what is called an image. Precisely because a painting is not an image it is in fact Caravaggio in his case.

In my case you have more than a transpose.  My sense of organic form is not at ease with any given thing in this world. My sense of realism therefore is an internal affair of checks and balances out of which art objects for me are like lightning rods. But Carravagio greases everything- I only grease the lightning of drawing by sculpting the light of cyber space or rather sculpting by…