Charmed Chaos

Add a little Chaos to the mix…

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IMG_1703“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

I’ve always been told that art needs to be comprehensible, that people should be able to understand it. But really, if you look at the variety of artwork in the world, not just contemporary art, but at all art over generations of time, much of it is not comprehensible. I’d say that either way, it is all interpret-able, maybe.

When I first started painting, and even back when I was drawing, doodling and sketching at a young age, I recall never having a goal. I never had a particular aim other than to just create something appealing to the eye. I never knew where to start and I didn’t know when I would be done. I just began and allowed the pencil or the brush to take me into another world.

I believe that…

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3 thoughts on “Charmed Chaos

    1. Thank you! Great post too.. Excellent thought on the topic. It reminds me of Wassily Kandinsky and his work, where his overall goal was to merge visual art with music. Essentially, painting sound. If you haven’t read Concerning the Spiritual in Art, written by Kandinsky, You might want to check it out.

      1. Thanks for the tip, Jeremiah. What I know of Kandinsky visuals would make him a great case study on this topic. (I think you and I may have swapped notes on this topic a year or so ago, but I’ve lost track with the juggling of various blogmates.) Gary

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