Tag Archives: Giorgio Morandi

Bigger and Better

In some quarters one hears the claim that bigger means more serious or more ambitious. Not necessarily, because bigger doesn’t necessarily mean more. It’s one way to get attention in the world, and maybe does indicate a desire to get … Continue reading

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Morandi and Others

In a recent post I inadvertently, without realizing what I was saying, raised the bar pretty considerably for myself in both art and life. Abstraction as an “ethics of the real” is a tall order, assuming I can get clear … Continue reading

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Morandi and Ai

I’ve just read a book by Guardian journalist Barnaby Martin about Ai Weiwei and his recent imprisonment. Ai has been mentioned on this blog before, and he is important for the position I’m trying to develop. He has to be … Continue reading

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