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Abstract Expressionism Art Art Theory and Movements Modern Period Perception Performance and Conceptual

Understanding Perception, Part III – It’s all in your mind

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines perceive as, to attain awareness or understanding of. If perception is the way we ascertain awareness, then the frustration for some people who find themselves ‘not getting it’ are probably the same individuals unwilling to understand, right? Well, to my two friends, Justin and Josef, I wanted share a few […]

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Art Perception

Understanding Perception, Part II – From Eye Anatomy to Mental Capacity

I had two entertaining conversations (both on separate occasions) in the past two weeks. The Understanding Perception posts are dedicated to two intelligent men who, admittedly, have said, “I don’t get it!” when discussing Modern and Contemporary Art. Their innate curiosity and willingness to exchange ideas prompted me to write. Now, Justin and Josef, I’m not trying to persuade you […]

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Art Art and Technology

Oakland Museum of California

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Art Performance and Conceptual

Marina Abramovic, Performance Artist

In my Power 100 post, I noted Marina Abramovic as an artist featured on the list. She’s, certainly, one of my favorite artist. Her pieces entail notions of self with Other, limitations of the body, and physical endurance. Due to the write-up I’m currently working on for the La Postra Nostra collective, I wanted to keep the posts on this particular […]

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Art Art Theory and Movements

a Los Angeles aesthetic

One of my new favorite blogs – a Los Angeles aesthetic! This recent grad has much to say about contemporary art and her blog is filled with reflections and photography. As a matter of fact, her entries remind me to carve time out of my busy schedule to address the things I love outside of the office. Her […]