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Mission Artists United ~ A Few Photos from Open Studios

Please pardon the photography. I took these photos on my phone and didn’t want to wait too long to post a few of my favorites from Open Studios this weekend. I highly encourage visiting their sites and taking a look around. Obviously, their work is so much better in person but these were definitely some […]

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Art Writing and Criticism

Words | and | Images

What is it about the construction of the human mind that makes the interplay of words and images seem, despite innumerable historical and regional variations, to be something like a cultural universal? ~ W.J.T. Mitchell, Word and Image essay from Critical Terms for Art History At the moment, I’m taking a Voice and Vision class at the San Francisco […]

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Art Conceptual Sculpture Visual Arts

Words, Words, and more Words (static)

If you haven’t guessed from recent posts, language and text-based art have been on my mind lately. This also means I’m looking at words and reading a bit more attentively than usual. Bruce Nauman’s piece, One Hundred Live and Die, displays a wide array of short sentences with words ‘live’ or ‘die’. His simple use […]