The Accident

  In the history of  art, the Accident was made subservient to an essentialist organization – for centuries, the Classical was the route towards beauty. But the varying and the irregular are more fundamental than any idealist or unchanging form: an asymmetrical multiplication,  a passionate movement where there is no rest, instead there is vitalityContinue reading “The Accident”

“A Catastrophe Overcame the Canvas”

“We do not listen closely enough to what painters have to say. They say that the painter is already in the canvas, where he or she encounters all the figurative and probabilistic givens that occupy the canvas. An entire battle takes place on the canvas between the painter and these givens. There is thus aContinue reading ““A Catastrophe Overcame the Canvas””