A journey may start with a single step, but just after that initial step a number of stumbles, detours, misdirections, ups downs and plain failures seem to run parallel to the journey.
This law of journey is true in the world of art as well. Why should this group escape the pitfalls of their chosen trip?
Draw, ok - color wheel, design, composition, paint, school, job, studio, more school, job, juries, solos, job – realizations. Sell sell sell yourself and maybe a painting here and there – lots of doubts and new challenges, more doubts, more questions - but pushing on anyway.
What else. It’s what we do. I’ve done. I do.
Please - just don’t ask me what the paintings are about. You decide.
The Abstract Painterly Poet The abstract painterly poet without conscious reason approaches his blank canvas paper letters in hand. Letters will become my word marks. I’ll use the letters to form unconscious groupings of letters to form unconsciously thought formed words.
They will be consciously meaningless. They must be. Therefore they will be abstract, not just meaningless but without reason for being
I read this abstract poem to a young lady She said it was gibberish