How have we come to know reality? Is it caused by the past, history, that forms what we create in the present? Or have we come to know reality as something we create that is soul-y related to our perceptions, senses, and ideologies?
Art and aesthetic must be guided by more than emotions and feeling. Art must be guided by more than, it makes me happy, it makes me feel good.
The pure, divine value of non-representational abstract art has morphed into how one feels about the abstract form. The value of feeling is very subjective.
When one sees the cracks, breaks and ruptures that come into play in all spaces – one can also see whether they have played in that space before and whether they want to play in this new space.
The importance of line in a painting changes in the history of art. When I read this statement in “The Art of Rivalry” by Sebastian Smee, it made me think about the history of line in art. From the classical training of Ingres to the action painting of Jackson Pollock, to how an artist sees reality.
I deeply respect and see this uniqueness, individuality but most of all I respect and look for independence it can create for it is where I believe a freedom exists. Freedom should be unfamiliar and abstracted like the wind.
I have also been telling people when they ask me when did I know I was going to be an artist – that I have felt that I was called to do what I do, that I have tried to give it up, move onto something else but always come back to making and creating art.
I am just wondering if art is something beyond words – then is it anything? And If it is indescribable then is it anything? I know how you feel I used to say the same thing about my sprint and being and art.
Is reality nothing more than a narrative? A visual and or linguistic construction that can be controlled and that controls what we say and how we think? I reality nothing more than words and images? If reality is nothing more than a visual or linguistic construction than reality is a figment of what we imagine,
If art is life does it imitate life? Just the word imitate causes a problem for me. Without going into huge detail I will just say no imitation – if it is art it is a thing in itself.