Posts Tagged ‘John Cage’

The Unique Print

Sunday, December 9th, 1990

In mono­type, there is no fixed image on the printing surface. The artist paints or draws on a printing plate, makes changes, and prints again; the final proof is an accu­mu­la­tion of all the changes that have been made. Pale, faded images of past impres­sions often cling to mono­types like shadows; they are called “ghosts.”

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Yoko Ono

Sunday, January 7th, 1990

Every viewer who chooses to partic­i­pate will have a different expe­ri­ence. For me, it was a moving medi­ta­tion on loss, change, and getting a second chance. As one of the char­ac­ters in William Faulkn­er’s novel The Wild Palms says, “Between grief and nothing, I will take grief.”

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The Sketchbooks of Le Corbusier

Tuesday, December 1st, 1981

LE CORBUSIER created his own myth through the organic gener­a­tion of forms. His genius constantly renewed itself, pulling new phenomena into the orbit of his thought and recre­ating them in the puri­fied, monu­mental yet human forms of his archi­tec­ture.

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