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The Image Collector

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[Aug. 26th, 2002|09:36 am]
The Image Collector
i never start a painting with the intent of conveying any sort of message. at some point during my work on it a title will occur to me, either because of the apparent imagery in my abstraction, or a less specific impression, or sometimes a comment from someone watching the process. i am aware that attaching a name to a piece to some extent imparts a message, but i think it is important that the message was not preconceived but rather derived from the piece itself.
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[User Picture]From: banana
2002-08-26 10:51 am (UTC)

Raises hand

Please, sir! What about the time you were commissioned to paint impressions of people's LJs?
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[User Picture]From: farbel
2002-08-26 11:04 am (UTC)

Re: Raises hand

*laughs* the commision was very broad, and only asked that i read those journals and be inspired by them. i devised the process as i went along, there was no message ever intended, and the title came to me about half way through. i was influenced by my impressions of the people and theirs of each other, but the painting wasn't about them.
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