‘Let us be philosophers! Let us be mummies!’

“Maintaining cheerfulness in the midst of a gloomy task, fraught with immeasurable responsibility, is no small feat; and yet what is needed more than cheerfulness? Nothing succeeds if prankishness has no part in… Continue reading

Ample Waves of Gain

I thought I could step back and make a drawing that wasn’t about “art, arbeit and amour.” You know what I’m talking about; a drawing about art about art, about coupling and connecting,… Continue reading

Tit For Tat

Did this drawing in a couple of hours, that is, if you don’t count the 6 months it sat as a scanned pencil in the “box”. Back then it was different, it was… Continue reading

Palimpsest/pentimento

In this drawing the artist is an icon/symbol among other icon/symbols, walking one direction where everyone else is walking the other. Is he a pariah, a drummer of the lowest caste or is… Continue reading

The donor party/art cannibals

“There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first… Continue reading

Why is he drawing these things?

Let me tell you about these drawings. I can’t tell you how they came to be, why I took the time and energy to make them, but I can tell what’s in them.… Continue reading

Ladies don’t wait

 “A mere confrontation, eyes catching one another’s glance, direct looks superimposing themselves upon one another as they cross. And yet this slender line of reciprocal visibility embraces  a whole complex network of uncertainties,… Continue reading

Half gazes and multiple points of view

This pixel painting sharing a web page with the text you are reading doesn’t pretend to be a window, like an old-timey painting does. But it is of a window; of a window… Continue reading

“All others’ parties”

   “Parties and sex are the only places where you have to be someone else for someone else.”  –Andy Warhol(?)   Those were the days. Friends coupled with ease. Or so it seemed… Continue reading

Mostly Dumb

Mostly dumb as in silent. A pair of “seens” side-by-side. A pair of pairs, or trios? Two artists to the left and two art objects on the right. Magic realism? Where the uncanny… Continue reading