All entries for Friday 27 May 2005
May 27, 2005
well now, i've not done one of these in a long time. okay, so today's lesson is on Minimalism. now, Minimalism was an artistic movement originating in America in the 1960s, based around the principle that a work of art could be reduced to a minimum number of colours, values, shapes, lines and textures, without the necessity of extra-textual symbolic meaning. unfortunately, it was an irredeemable load of old pap, and nobody liked it, apart from holly cruise.
i love the internet, me!
well now, well now!
all is grand here. clearly, i'm still reeling from my recent encounter with gordon random – yes i met gordon random and she LOVED IT – and i've got a giant pile of dissertation-related dvds on my desk and i'm just going to have to do some work, really.
charles very kindly brought the new Unreal Coriander CD around for me to check out last night and it's sounding immensely sweet; it was particularly nice to hear old becky playing a bit of the old cello. it's also looking pretty good too, with my artwork and carter's notes. a truly collaborative project. other than that things are good –
OH PISS I COMPLETELY FORGOT ABOUT MY DISSERTATION
– and i'm very much enjoying the sunshine. in fact, i'm going to find a nice bit of lawn and do some reading.