File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1999/avant-garde.9902, message 44


Date: Sat, 27 Feb 1999 13:35:13 +0100
Subject: Re: C-\WINDOWS\TEMP\nsmail1V.jpeg


Hi,
>canvas... huge like Raushenberg billboards.  Unlike Raushenberg there is
>an enormous out cry about "intellectual property" and the bad artists
>who copy.  Raushenberg photographed photographs and sensitized the
>canvas and projected the photographed photographs onto it... did cut and
>paste too.  Since there are many different media on Raushenbergs

He did those things also on paper. And I dont think we should bother about
copying stuff, if thats the way we feel.

>canvases.  What do you think the longevity of his work is?  How long
>will it be before the dyes and glues become unstable?

Restoration of modern art, a long theme. Picasso etc.
>
>I am transferring digital imagery onto panel with acrylic paint.  I am

But I think its the first step what counts. Just my practice. I never make
scetches, before I do paintings.

>painting flowers.  Unlike Monet who enjoyed the light flashing off his
>subjects, with the aid of my computer screen, I have noticed the light
>shining through the leaves and pedals.
>
>Although I am painting impasto I am creating an illusion of light
>through technology in a light on medium.

What ?? ;-)
>
>I like things that last because I like things that are old... sometimes
>we have to translate media to give it longevity.
>
>I imagine that you don't enjoy antiques and would rather have a
>disposable modernist culture.

No, I have it mixed. Grown up with many antiques etc... Dont make an
ideology out of it.

But what does this have to do with....

Anyway, most important for painting is exact looking at things, thats where
all starts.





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