from art – with love

Yoko Ono I have a complicated relationship with conceptual & post-conceptual art. Just trying to define the field – CONCEPTUAL ART – is to most of us … well; nearly impossible. Conceptual art is based on the notion that the essence of art is an idea, or concept, and may exist distinct from and in the absence of…

a too-conscious searching of your soul …

Anni Albers, 1964 If you have read my latest post you might also, like me, enjoy this excerpt from an 45 years old interview with Anni Albers (1968, July 5): ANNI ALBERS: Well, I find that Pop art or Dada have tried to get away from this fine art barrier in a very healthy way,…

—to write the things I will write, given who I am

I have spent the last year looking for my own voice. Putting all other writing assignments aside. It (this voice of mine) has, as some of you might have noticed, bounced off in all kinds of directions. It has sometimes wandered far off into the field of poetry, for then suddenly popping up amongst heaps…

den Zuhörer zum Zuschauer zu machen

I have been writing art criticism for many years, but today my interest for: ekphrasis locus amoenus  genius loci are mainly connected to my fictional writing (my two ways of writing are not (cannot be?) unrelated). I’m trying to find a way to transfer/transmit the emotional experiences of places in as few words as absolute…