Posts Tagged ‘Ovid’

Camille Paglia

Monday, May 4th, 1992

Moment by moment, night flickers in the imag­i­na­tion, in eroti­cism, subverting our striv­ings for virtue and order, giving an uncanny aura to objects and persons, revealed to us by artists.” “The sea, Dionysian liquid nature, is the master image in Shake­speare’s plays. It is the wave-motion within Shake­spearean speech which trans­fixes the audi­ence even when we don’t under­stand a word of it.”

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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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