When I say artist I mean the man who is building things – creating molding the earth – whether it be the plains of the west – or the iron ore of Penn. It’s all a big game of construction – some with a brush – some with a shovel – some choose a pen. […]Read More Earth Works
Micheal West I first came upon the Paintings of Michael West about 15 Years ago , and immediately felt the energy of her work and thought why have I not seen her work before ? , but then its very typical and tragic that in the Art world many artist are forgotten and ignored in […]Read More Michael West/Energy made invisible
To understand the impact of Jackson Pollack one has to consider the time in which the Paintings where conceived and created and the radical concept that was implicit in these works, its easy now to assimilate and to process this and there is no difficulty in understanding an art that goes beyond the borders of […]Read More 11 / Energy tending to Change / The Impact of Jackson Pollack.
Serendipity is a beautiful thing and I guess its something Artists experience a lot along with intuition and imagination.I previously posted a piece on The Vortex Concerts and the work of Jordon Belson one of my all time favourite Film makers and Artist ,and of course Henry Jacobs who was a founder of those pioneering […]Read More HENRY JACOBS / THE QUITE PIONEER
The Fountain / Adi Newton . Most of us are not aware of why we think the way we do we assume the process of our thinking is developing by a natural osmosis, but actually the radical alteration of the thought process is Instigated by original thinkers that most people are not even aware of. […]Read More THE FOUNTAIN
SCIENTIST BERN PORTER QUITS TO BECOME ARTIST! | Bern Porter [1911-2004] contributed to some of the most important scientific innovations of the past century, including the cathode ray tube, the Manhattan Project, and NASA’s Saturn V Rocket. He was also an artist, poet, and publisher. He published work by Henry Miller, Kenneth Patchen, and Dick […]Read More Aphasia:SCIENTIST BERN PORTER QUITS TO BECOME ARTIST!
I remember going to the premier in Leicester square when I lived in London in the early 80,s and being blown away from the first moments of the surround sounds and ultra low frequency rumbles in the establishing shot to the end title sequence ,and one time in New York I watched it on a […]Read More NEXUS 13
The Flammarion engraving is a wood engraving by an unknown artist, so named because its first documented appearance is in Camille Flammarion’s 1888 book L’atmosphère: météorologie populaire (“The Atmosphere: Popular Meteorology”). The engraving has often, but erroneously, been referred to as a woodcut. It has been used to represent a supposedly medieval cosmology, including […]Read More “GOD IS THE TANGENTIAL POINT BETWEEN ZERO AND INFINITY”
What is the difference between hearing and listening? Once sound has entered through our ears, we begin to perceive through various listening modes. As our sight is influenced by psychological principles (known as Gestalt) and forms of illusion, so is our hearing. The perception of space, time, and tone follows certain rules laid […]Read More TAG / FROM SENSATION TO PERCEPTION
From Vortex LP liner notes Vortex (Folkway FX 6301) 1. Trilogy David Talcott 2. Chan Henry Jacobs 3. For the Big Horn Wm. Loughborough 4. Logos Henry Jacobs 5. Rhythm Study #8 Henry Jacobs 6. Notes on the History of the World Gordon Longfellow 7. Loop #3 David Talcott 8. Electronic Kabuki Mambo Henry Jacobs […]Read More VORTEX