Seeing is Believing

Looking at paintings requires an ability to place works in the historical context of the medium. Only then can we see the human significance of the work. It is no good looking inward to brain patterns. That is not where human significance is to be found.
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On The Image

Two Russian Tourists visiting Salisbury mages of every kind bombard us daily with information, persuasion and delight. The ‘image stream’ as John Stezaker, the collage artist has called it, is intoxicating in its delivery of (read more)


Science and Aesthetics

Pablo Picasso, Guernica, 1937 Science, of course, is immensely important; perhaps even the patterns made by diffraction are important too; even if only as a bi-product of some scientific goings-on. Diffraction patterns, I have recently (read more)