human nature to love

It is human nature to love what we create.

Surely no one sensible takes this jargon seriously?

We do not see things as they are: Images are human beings. The wonderful thing about thinking visually is that it is so far away from tenebrism to just think artsy.

By all means do Art

How to be a philosopher ? By all means do Art; if you get a good picture, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become an artist.

Subjective knowledge always intercedes in the processes that bind the hand to the eye.

Louise Whiteley, Nature 455, 468 (25 September 2008)

"The signs of language transgress abstraction's code of ineffable silence and unreadability."

Good abstract works are timelessness unconventionality gone crazy. The sentiments expressed by this face are precisely that demand for empathy which modernist abstraction had to renounce.

happy accident

Art is ultimately subjective, so that regardless of how "good" or "bad" we are told it must be, we must had some fun with it. A mass of barely significant pictures explaining little.

Abstract art comes

A limitation in coping with abstraction presents the greatest barrier to doing mathematics.

We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.

Gus Bofa Self-Portrait as monkey

Famous monkey paintings will often get more credit than a comparatively unknown painting, even if their size is similar.

Gus Bofa, Le cirque, 1923

abstract Colobus monkey

Abstract painting surface is flat at best. We see abstract monkey images as we are.

The danger of defining abstract art. King of Hearts is one of the main protagonists of contemporary art. His work and his writings make him the last great thinker of the 20th century in the field of colour.