Friday, July 23, 2010

Quote of the Day, July 24, 2010

I'm making this for tomorrow since it's already so late in the day. I have been reading Joseph Marioni's paper on the Specific Performance of Robert Ryman and he has pointed out something that I think every modern painter would also feel.

"The practice of modern painting implies a development of the form. Let me also make it clear that this does not mean there is a quest for an absolute or an end game to its pursuit; the development of modern painting is for clarity and full disclosure of the form itself."



You can read the entire paper of Marioni's from Paul Rodger's gallery's website at http://www.paulrodgers9w.com, there you can find it under the writings section. Be sure to check out his site too, as he show's some amazing artists.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks, Jeffrey. Great quote from a great painter.

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  2. thank you for this. I knew Joe Marioni when I was in school many years ago and was just thinking about him yesterday. thank you for re.re-connecting me to the source. and for your site.

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  3. forgive me if you receive this twice - but to thank you for posting this.
    have reblogged, with attribution at janetisserlis.tumblr.com

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  4. Thank you for posting the link to the full lecture as well.

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