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I teach through action and immersion. Just keep moving, contemplate later. In art, for me at least, there are times of rest and contemplation, and times of work. Art making is a time for work. It is the time to pull from the mental and make physical. Create a reality, a piece of art. For this the contemplative brain needs to move over, the art critic side isn’t even invited to the party. Learn to ask and answer your own questions on the move. The sooner I can get you making art the better. Get something done and then we have something to talk about.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Posting for Marsha

Hi Helen-

I have not been able to post to the Blog, but have really loved this…

I just Googled Marcel Duchamp and went through a fantastic webpage “Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp.”  I found it so fascinating, it goes through his whole life and art in chronological order.  I was especially excited getting to his last work.  What a phenomenal life!  Wow!

As I have been contemplating playing with recycled or discarded objects, have thought about how to some people trash looks like something to be discarded, and to me, well I see potential.  To express differing points of view I have been considering using some peepholes to provide little “surprise bonus” to those who participate and look closely into the piece.  I like the idea even better now that I have seen Duchamp’s last project, the gate with the two peepholes. Love it!

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  1. YOu need to be both a follower and an arthur. I have sent invites to anyone that is missing one of these.