Sunday, February 15, 2009

D File #1

In his notes on Conceptual Art, Sol Lewitt wrote: "Conceptual artists are mystics rather than rationalists. They leap to conclusions that logic cannot reach. Rational judgments repeat rational judgments. Irrational judgments lead to new experience. Formal art is essentially rational. Irrational thoughts should be followed absolutely and logically."

A Fine Art

Students who were at the Ourimbah Campus of the University of Newcastle when the Fine Arts programme was abolished, were no doubt amused by the photo accompanying the campus's promotion by Professor Stephen Crump in the Sun Weekly.