Tag Archives: Moma

Orange Curve, 1964

Here’s something to be brightening the place up while I think of the next thing that needs saying. I know this site has a substantial Ellsworth Kelly fanclub.

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Elsworth Kelly

Red Green Blue Hard-edged, colourfield, ex-military, work inspired by the shadows of camouflage, the construction and deconstruction of ‘stuff.’ Also been known to use household paint on MDF. That’s my kind of art. I’ll be waxing on about Gary Hume … Continue reading

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In the days of the Manifesto

I consulted my ‘Art in Theory, 1900-1990 : An Anthology of Changing Ideas’ (Harrison and Wood) (It was one of my favourite books when I was at art school, over a thousand pages of extraordinary ‘stuff’ – nothing could be … Continue reading

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Barnett Newman

Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III, 1966/67 Newman said this, apparently: It is true that Rothko talks the fighter. He fights, however, to submit to the philistine world. My struggle against bourgeois society has involved the total rejection … Continue reading

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My mate Dr. Graham Etherington

Graham is a Post-doctoral Bioinformatician. He is also a birdwatcher extraordinaire, having seen considerably more varieties than most. It is this instinct to search and record which, I think, explains how he has actually discovered the artist (to the right … Continue reading

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More ‘Art inspired by the fence panels of Bentilee’ for Old Stokie

If Bentilee was really like that I would keep a pied-à-terre in the suburb. I know the girls round there are spectacular, from this ‘Miss Maxims’ a mate of mine once went out with. Twenty points for anyone who can … Continue reading

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Jack disses the Man

‘And this is supposed to be art, is it?’

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