23 Jul 2010

Re-thinking support

Think about this......In the San culture of Southern Africa the rock on which their images are created is thought of as a threshold to the spirit world. It is more than likely that the Neolithic painters of Europe thought so too, as David Lewis-Williams convincingly argued in his remarkable...

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22 Jul 2010

Don’t you find it odd that….?

Don’t you find it odd that, according to the conventional paradigm, a visual artist active between the Renaissance and 1900 had only two choices? He or she could either illustrate a story (biblical, historical, literary etc.) or copy nature (portraits, landscapes, still-lifes).

We are often...

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