Tag Archives: Jeff Tutt

Studio Show

I recently published a review of the work of Jeff Tutt, an artist also mentioned earlier on this blog. I can’t add much more to what I said in the review, except that it might be too much about local … Continue reading

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Single Shapes

I’ve been pondering the work of Jeff Tutt, and its difference from mine. Familiarity with his work makes me notice this very small piece that was lying in a corner of the studio. I can’t remember why I did it … Continue reading

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Human Beauty

Human beauty has a generic quality. Psychologists have measured the symmetry of faces and demonstrated the typicality of attractiveness, and historians have tracked the varying desirability of body shapes across time—but what anyone actually loves is the flaw, the divergence … Continue reading

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Many Images

My friend Jeff Tutt tells me that he is not satisfied with a shape unless it suggests at least three images. A good approach, and inspiring. He also has a great abstract book.

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Secret meaning

Another theme of Kitaj’s Jewish commentarism is the esoteric. Behind the flat surface lies a depth of meaning—but meaning is not the right word. It’s easy to see how this can work in figurative art, but in abstraction less so. … Continue reading

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