Posts Tagged ‘Ibsen’

When We Dead Awaken

Thursday, February 21st, 1991

A neon blue river of light crosses the stage on a diag­onal. A black moun­tain looms beyond, pierced by a stark white water­fall. The sculptor sits brooding on a rocky throne; an egg-shaped stone is pierced with a spear. Two Irenes enter, and lie on the ground, like stones. “You have killed my soul,” they cry. “I am an artist!” cries the sculptor. One Irene sits on the rock, like a statue. “I was a human being too.”

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The Sound Artist: Hans Peter Kuhn

Monday, February 18th, 1991

Sound art is more open and much closer to life than music. Music is a filtered expe­ri­ence. I’m not a composer. I don’t want the emotional view bound or directed in any one direc­tion. I want to keep it open. I’m always trying things out. I hear some­thing and I can pick it up and react in minutes. I’m inter­ested in every­thing that makes a noise.”

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Pierre Bonnard: Prints

Saturday, September 1st, 1990

BONNARD’s art is an art of nuance and sugges­tion. His friend, the Symbolist poet Paul Verlaine, wrote:
“You must have music first of all,
and for that a rhythm uneven is best,
vague in the air and soluble
with nothing heavy and nothing at rest.”

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