Human unpredictability, Gus Bofa

The picture went to the internet and then happened entirely by chance to walk by an art website.

When we cease to see the amusing side of art, it's all over.

Gus Bofa, Le cirque, 1923

counter culture quirkiness

When your pictures talk about unrealistic things, don't tell them they are crazy.

Quirky artworks emphasize the storytelling approach to visualization, which requires a close understanding of the craziness. There is some fact, some memory, or some intuition that assures them their answer is reasonable. We were just hoping for something we know innately to be true.

pig personality test

Postmodernist pictures have piggybacked on contemporary art funny history and created their own images

In modernity, every advanced artifact knows its own inadequacy and seeks escape from bad art as a gradually evolving pictorial language. A strong cultural identity is associated with enhanced power for self-esteem.

Arthur Rimbaud, Bamboo ink's tough imaginary view is at odds with its intended message.

It is wrenching to let go of a picture you've helped to create, but you have to if you want the picture to live.