Drawings from 9/6/2015, both pencil on paper, 20X16 inches
I do not know who said it first, but at this juncture in my existence, I think this saying is trite because it is so obvious: "The one constant is change." The day after I wrote that I am abandoning references to real world images because they are not the driving force of my visual interest, look what appears! The drawing on the right (from yesterday) looks like a reference to a head with an eye! So what is happening? I think I am evaluating the force of my own visual language, looking for an expressive mode to communicate. There are no rules here. So representational references will probably come and go. More important is my seeking and my finding a means to visually communicate. It is like bending a note on a guitar in the search to emotionally engage the listener. Some players can do it, some can't. We know the difference. Is not simply explained. Critics do not try to explain. We all know that Jimi Hendrix could do it well. We all know there was just one Jimi Hendrix.
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