Something eerily familiar about graphic art.

under sea irony

Paintings frequently looking out to the viewer externally emotionless, because art does not imitate the visible.

I'm not a mathematician, but I'm guessing that this is the kind of image that might be involved. Rectangles have once again showcased unparalleled innovation. If you were to squeeze pictures like a lemon you would get nothing more out of the picture.

Mermaids are not all that wacky, and the viewer is encouraged to journey into subjective interpretation.

hidden images, visual perception

Irony, the artistic phase of water.

A good painting should have pretty eyes, a mouth and a great pair of legs, art needs and wants.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, no data is perfect, every painting is a road map to modernism. The past as a model for looking at the world today.

absurd images

Theater of absurd

Like much of images on ironic art, meaning is uncertain and doubtful.

Humorous art that flirt with serious issues.

How to repair the bridge between visual artists and the viewing public? Serious art produces fish cartoons that people don't need to have.

People are interesting. Abstract art is about as exciting as watching paint dry.

beautiful or ugly

Art people are pinkish.

The purpose of great art has always been to be a maker of very large paintings. The true secret to drawing is in crazy creativity, not in technical mechanics.

do ghost really exist?

The sleep of ghosts produces monsters and universal sense of absurd.

Goya, The innumerable follies to be found in any civilized society, after this he was humble as a mushroom.

analytical cubism

Since desire emerges in the gap between demand and need, it is conceivable that pictures could desire nothing.

W.J.T. Mitchell, What do pictures want ? Graphic art.

To arrive at the edge of the page's knowledge, seek out the most ludicrous ideas, put them on paper together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves: Are absurd pictures being convicted of the worthlessness of our opinion?

Good art is astronomically improbable.

visual riddles

Without personifications, the idea is not visible.

"Abstraction continues to be an absolutely necessary antidote or counterspell to the aesthetics of distraction, the visual noise offered by mass media and everyday life."

W.J.T. Mitchell

What makes art memorable

A young mistress is better than an old master. Where did all those years go?

H.G. Wells

Balance in art is important but genetics appears to play a far larger role.

What makes a painting memorable?

Mental life (memory, imagination...) is embodied in the whole range of material media.

W.J.T. Mitchell, What do pictures want ? Pictures require time and free space.

Infantry wins battles. Logistics wins wars.

General John J. Pershing