Art, glamorous as its image may seem, struggles to be taken seriously as an academic discipline in universities. Perhaps as a consequence, there is the constant Read More »
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Just exactly what is art?
This is a question so Read More »
Driving north on the Pasadena Freeway, we would pass a cluster of old Victorian homes. One day, we noticed that a piece of Read More »
…but I’d wager that the more appropriate adjectives for describing what reluctant museum-goers feel about museums include “boring,” “bewildering,” and “confusing,” because there isn’t enough way-finding information.
What is your experience of entering a large museum for the first time? Read More »
La Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp, France (1950)
Einstein understands le Corbusier.
As one turns from Read More »
Entrance hall, le Cabanon in le Bon Marché
In 1949, le Corbusier, while vacationing in the south of France, sketched Read More »
The artificial construction people make is that painting is not intellectual, and does not involve much thinking, but involves psychic or subconscious pressures which are released through the act of painting. But I think painting like mine shows obvious kinds of hesitation and reworking which people associate with thought. — Jasper Johns Read More »
My father is the late Monet and you don’t have one in the Museum of Modern Art Collection. *
Barnett Newman had Read More »
Fallingwater, Pennsylvania (April, 2012)
Trip of a lifetime!
Wright had surprised, and occasionally tested Read More »