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I’m asking you politely…

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heart break

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Line as Abstraction #2

27 01 2018

Hallidd's Weblog

Abstraction. What an odd concept. Why did it become the obsession of the 20th century? In music. Painting of course. In poetry (Andre Breton)  and the surrealists). I suppose Kandinsky represents this urge to move from the canvas to the soul of the observer while avoiding or leap frogging over reality. Kandinsky is the one painter who has fused music and the visual. (I saw an episode on House where a patient suffered from an affliction where he saw music. In my old bad days I recall a number of trips on acid where I saw music. It looked like paisley as I recall. Rather tacky when you think about it. )A close friend of mine, Ed Kuris, has spent a life time painting the inside of his soul. Although he has not abandoned the figure, the abstract lives inside it. The abstract is the soul. And…

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The Lecture

27 01 2018

Hallidd's Weblog

My daughter is going to university this fall. She has many new experiences in front of her. I remember stepping into my first lecture, in a large hall, with about 300 other students. It was a history class. I loved history. I sat there, eyes and ears filled with anticipation. The first thing the professor did when he opened his mouth was yawn. You guessed it. The whole year was like that. By his third lecture the numbers in his class had dwindle down to a few dozen students. My future girl friend, who sat in the front row, fell asleep during one of  his lectures, falling out of her seat and onto the floor. Looking back I guess he was a pretty good egg. She still got an A.

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Hilda

27 01 2018