JUDGMENT! I recall when my mother, an impeccable speller who spent much of my early years as a typist for court reporters, pointed out that the word had no “e”. This was apparently a common mistake made by many in … Continue reading
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[who now knows that our numbers came from the medieval Arab world and that these in turn derived from Hindu numerals...? this golden "3" was nailed to the bottom of garage door painted sky blue... I was enraptured by its … Continue reading
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Before moving on to part iii of this exploration (focusing on the head as an oracle and omen) I offer up a selection of images and quotes addressing that most common of all disembodied heads, that most present of all … Continue reading
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I am always amazed when I go looking for something online and cannot find it. Surely in 2012 almost everything ever written has been digitized? Well not quite it seems. This is especially true of old poems. Over 20 years … Continue reading
“Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read’st black where I read white.” ~ William Blake “The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up. ” ~ … Continue reading
Tagged American Christianity, apocalypse, Beast, christian fundamentalism, christianity, Clarence Larkin, Dispensational Truth, dispensationalism, Falwell, Hal Lindsey, John Stormer, premilleniam, Revelation, Scofield, Thief in the Night, visual culture
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Mr. Janson opens a window. Having just returned from two weeks away seeing great works of art in New York and Boston, I’ve begun to consider the deep impact that certain paintings had on me in adolescence. In fact it … Continue reading
Tagged adolescence, art, H. W. Janson, make up, memoir, modern art, modernism, old age, painting, Salavdor Dali, surrealism, The Persisitence of Memory
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The following essay appears in the catalog issued for the exhibition Continuum at 443 PAS Gallery in New York City, October 11-November 11, 2011. _______________________________________________________________ “I think there have always been two central themes in my art- motion and permeability. … Continue reading
Tagged 443 PAS, abstract photographs, Alexander Calder, Anthony Caro, Antoine Pevsner, art, Brooklyn Museum, Busby Berkeley, collages, Continuum, Daniel Goldstein, Daniel J. Goldstein, Daniel Joshua Goldstein, David Dye, Derek Jarmen, Edvard Munch, For Redon, Gene Baro, Hilma af Klint, Horizons, John Kapellas, kinetic, Len Lye, London, lyricism, Mark Rothko, mini-retrospective, minimalism, mobiles, mysticsim, Naum Gabo, Norman MacLaren, Odilon Redon, photography, sculpture, sculptures, St. Martin's, Ukiyo-e, William Tucker, woodblock prints