Genius is the error in the system.Paul Klee
When you work out what it is that you’re doing, that’s when it ceases to motivate you. When you understand what you’re doing, the inspiration is gone.sculptor Richard Deacon from the current Sculpture Magazine 33.2, p.60
A big congratulations to a wonderful sculptor I have had the pleasure to work with. Kim Stanford has been exploring the domestic realm by sculpting socks. The range of references she draws out of this humble material is often very diverse: phallis, vulva, sperm, people, germs, the list could continue.
The show opens Saturday, March 1, 2-5pm. I know I’ll be there.
Loop Gallery - http://www.loopgallery.ca/loop/home.html
March 1 - 23
Croqueted playgrounds by artist Toshiko Horiuchi-McAdam
Thanks to everyone in my first session of the Critique Intensive Program.
May your year be creative and productive. I’ll be offering another section soon and will keep you posted.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
-this rings true for mentoring as I find myself transformed by the critiques as well
I can’t wait to listen to this podcast: Art We Live In
with Witold Rybczynski , who wrote:
HOME: A Short History of an Idea
and, among others:
ONE GOOD TURN: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
I had a great time this week doing mock Portfolio Reviews with the students of Appleby College in Oakville.