Posts Tagged ‘Radcliffe’

Florence Ladd

Thursday, June 13th, 1996

The sea is a metaphor for trans­for­ma­tion, the possi­bility of crossing over, for becoming someone else, for change,” says FLORENCE LADD. “Every time Sarah crosses the sea, it changes her. I believe in the uncon­scious and the way the uncon­scious enriches our inter­pre­ta­tions of life.”

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The Future of Art

Friday, March 1st, 1991

It is art that acknowl­edges the struggle of its own making, and conveys a sense of life as composed of frag­ments, where not every­thing is legible, and some things are irrev­o­cably ruined or lost. The past haunts and enriches the present. Memory and imag­i­na­tion are inter­twined. It is a mirror of the soul.

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A California Dream

Tuesday, May 15th, 1990

The places we have known do not belong only to the world of space on which we map them for our own conve­nience. None of them was ever more than a thin slice, held between the contiguous impres­sions that composed our life at the time; the memory of a partic­ular image is but regret for a partic­ular moment; and houses, roads, avenues are as fugi­tive, alas, as the years.”

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Earth Day

Sunday, May 7th, 1989

It’s all coming from memory,” says ROBERT FERRANDINI. “From fairy tales, from child­hood — from imag­ining. The way I see it, it’s the land­scape of the mind. Lots of land­scapes came to me from the movies. Fort Apache. Red River. Cheyenne Autumn. The Searchers. The idea of the search — which is what I do as a painter. I go into it. I search.”

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Flora Natapoff

Thursday, October 1st, 1981

The surface of a FLORA NATAPOFF painting is a place where battles have been fought, cities and temples built up and brought down, and on which there has been a wrestling with angels. The means of expres­sion are abstract – marks on paper and scraps of paper that must always hold their own. But the energy to work comes from looking at some­thing that moves her.

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