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August 12, 2020

Criticism: Andrew Carnie – into a dark garden

Andrew Carnie: Dark Garden:  Wired in a Different Way Pilgrimage All true…

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August 12, 2020

Criticism: Encounter – a new production by Complicite

The Encounter The EncounterA new play by Complicite/Simon McBurneyhttp://www.complicite.org/productions/TheEncounter A review by…

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August 12, 2020

Criticism: In their right minds by Carole Brooks Platt

In Their Right Minds: The Lives and Shared Practices of Poetic Geniuses …

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August 12, 2020

Criticism: Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei -an exhibition at the Royal Academy The bolted together trees…

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August 12, 2020

Criticism: Goya Portraits

Goya portraits -an exhibition at the National Gallery Another very expensive exhibition.…

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August 12, 2020

Criticism: Giacometti

Giacometti portraits - an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery Far too…

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August 12, 2020

Criticism: The Tate Modern Extension

And no birds sing - the new Tate Modern extension   The…

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August 12, 2020

Travel: The Flowers of Dolpo

The Flowers of Dolpo    A journey into the material nature of…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Proverbs From The Void

  Proverbs From The Void All objects in nature are without character.…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: The Ends of Art

The Ends of Art The denial of ecstasy I am about to…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Temples of Trasaction

Thoughts on the necessity of seeing special pictures in special places The…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: The Uses of Paradox

The Uses of Paradox A discussion on brain functions and the arts…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Man In A Dark Room – The Shadows of Perception

(Credits for quoted writers and notes on references and allusions may be…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Paying attention – the disappearance of Rosa

The Disappearance of Rosa 'One way to achieve a more tranquil state…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Keeping the lid on it – a rural interlude

A Rural Interlude I am back in my room looking through my…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Memory – what exactly happened?

Dear Mark, Just got back from a very interesting journey. Last night,…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Dreams – where do we go?

Dreams - where do we go? Somewhere on the frozen front line…

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August 12, 2020

Essays and Images: Visions – Uninvited Guests

This time I am alone on the Eiger. This is a few…

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August 12, 2020

Prologue

Prologue So - the first evening. It has started for me much…

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July 24, 2020

Art and Mind

Can neuroscience help an artist develop his theory of art and the…

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July 24, 2020

Consciousness and the iconic image

Consciousness and the iconic imageA lecture delivered at Clare Hall Cambridge University…

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July 24, 2020

Art and science – the basics

Art and Science - the basicsFrom a letter to the 'Psyart' forumArtIt…

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