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Series of 12 Paintings From 25 Years Ago: Early Work Archive

This is a series of 12 3×4 foot (91×121 cm) paintings I did in 1989/90, so, about 25 years ago. I had a goal to complete a series, which I thought ideally should consist of a dozen paintings, and to do it before I was 25. 1,399 more words

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Landscape after van Gogh

“In order for the  light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”
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The Censor


Don’t toss stuff out
I put some marks on a piece of paper two or three years ago, didn’t know where I was going with it and put it away. 253 more words

REVIEW OF A HERESY OR A HERETIC REVIEW (Part 3/6)

CHILDREN OF THE ALLEY

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Delusion II: The Arbitrary Stoppage

In a glass room/In a museum that squats/in a lost city that crouches /in a deserted land/on a vast continent/I live, elevated, confronting the eyes of men,/and paralyzing them. 2,163 more words

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The Voynich Affair: Chapter 7

The Voynich manuscript is written in a so-far indecipherable code. It has been described as an alchemical text, a herbal, an early example of an artificial language, a Cathar sacred book, a Medieval astronomical manual, a stage prop for a Renaissance play, a prediction of the end of the world, a description of technology belonging to aliens from the future, and last but not least, a several hundred years’ old hoax. 1,701 more words

Fiction

AS level work - Francis Bacon and Jenny Saville inspired artwork

These images are all pieces from AS level, prior to studying a level 3 extended diploma in Fine Art. I have always been moved by Bacon and Saville’s artwork because of their ability to distort and exaggerate proportions. 62 more words

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The Shakespeare Code

I don’t think I’ll ever be accused of not having enough strange books in my library, but over the weekend, I picked up a battered copy of one of the most curious of them all: the first and only edition of… 869 more words

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