… said Piet Mondrian, that hip abstract artist who used to read Hegel. About to walk down the corridor and open the door for the day.
About to close the door and walk back down the corridor with this sentence in mind by Donald Judd from perhaps the most famous art essay, ever. Donald Judd was one of the first to make art out of intersubjective space, the space between opposites, the space between oneself and another.
In other words, if it were not for you there could not be me. The space between us enables us to reason, to feel, to breath; it is intersubjective space. Opening thought for today as I walk down the corridor to the studio door.
You’ll have to excuse the nasty looking signs that say ‘please don’t place your wine or food on the table’, but I’m a little anxious the watercolours might easily be ruined. You see, the porosity of watercolour paper allows it to absorb pigmented water very easily. While this is a characteristic of most paper, I… Continue reading Flowers from the opening talk