…If humans survive… in the future, the 4th of July will be a day of mourning, a marker of the beginning of the lowest ebb of humanity.
A commitment to making art, is a spiraling vortex of isolation and self communing.
The hunger artist… eventually, you starve.
32″ x 28″ Acrylic on canvas. Have to see if this belongs. I feel like I’m not so much painting one piece at a time, as adding to a series. This happened with the poems I was writing. Not sure about this one yet.
Less than 48 hours ago, I was way depressed. Rapid cycling… but not close to manic… no euphoria. But super focused on where I’m going with my art.
4 new paintings in 2 days.
I want to go over all my work–tag what belongs–marke the rest for paint-overs, give aways, super cheap sales.
Keep some marginal works–close to the path, if heading in the wrong direction.
Regret that there are pieces I gave away or trashed–that in retrospect, I see belonged.
Took me almost 7 years–but I know where I’m going now, what I want to do. 34 short of #1000…. this is gonna be a run!
Major trash/giveaway/cheap art sale coming up! And if you bought something along these lines for “Gallery prices”… let me know, and I’ll send you a couple of these free!
Off to a slow start this year.
40″ x 30″ A paint-over of #774 which I’ve never been happy with.
Quotes from A Thousand Plateaus in no certain order for a Book Project:
D & G: “How can the book find an adequate outside with which to assemble in heterogeneity, rather than a world to reproduce?”
The rhizome is an anti-genealogy.
Perhaps one of the most important characteristics of the rhizome is that it always has multiple entryways…
Writing has nothing to do with signifying. It has to do with surveying, mapping, even realms that are yet to come. …
The rhizome is altogether different, a map and not a tracing. Make a map, not a tracing.
A rhizome ceaselessly establishes connections between semiotic chains, organizations of power, and circumstances relative to the arts, sciences, and social struggles. A semiotic chain is like a tuber agglomerating very diverse acts, not only linguistic, but also perceptive, mimetic, gestural, and cognitive: there is no language in itself, nor are…
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