Tag Archives: Jasper Johns

Action Painting versus Mechanical Drawing

Jackson Pollock (1950) Jasper Johns (1960) Jasper Johns (1962) Advertisements

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Minimalism and Pendulum Music: The Avant-Garde becomes Ye Olde-Garde

• THE OLD NEW • Roger Sessions (1896 – 1985) “String Quartet #2 ~ Lento” “Concertino for chamber orchestra – Lento molto” Elliott Carter (b. 1908) “String Quartet ~ Variations” “90+” New York Times News Flash: Elliott Carter: Turning 100 … Continue reading

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Unsaidquarters – Hibernations (1/24/12)

The Snow Man One must have a mind of winter To regard the frost and the boughs Of the pine-trees crusted with snow; And have been cold a long time To behold the junipers shagged with ice, The spruces rough … Continue reading

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Taking Us Beyond our Threshold of Comfort and Zone of Familiar Experience

Leo Steinberg does a superlative job of addressing the feeling of discomfort associated with the experience of the new – in particular with relation to the new in artistic creations. Now, I’m fully aware that not everyone in the class … Continue reading

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