[NetBehaviour] The artist is an ape (Kandinsky cutup, via Pall Thayer)

Pall Thayer pallthay at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 14:16:01 CET 2016

I ape therefore I am.

On Sat, Jan 9, 2016, 06:56 Edward <edward at edwardpicot.com> wrote:

> The artist is an ape. In front of his nose, and his thoughtful
> aspect, his actions are mere aping. Method is mere aping.
> Externally those who strive to follow method produce an art that
> is still-born. I will sit holding a book, a work of the past at
> best. It is impossible for me to resemble a monkey completely, or
> to resemble a human being completely; I turn over the pages with
> the emotions of a child. It follows that in each period I live and
> feel, as did the Greeks. In my own period there can never be many
> cases of Greek methods. The mother of methods achieves only
> sculpture. In the same way repeated efforts to revive
> art-principles remain soulless. For all time. Such culture
> produces an art of . Culture produces an art of .
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P Thayer, Artist
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