What We Want

Hands up, who’d like to own a painting by the legendary Pablo Picasso?

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The Mangle of Art Practice

“The studio is a laboratory…” ~ Chris Ofili

The full quote is actually, “The studio is a laboratory, not a factory,” but for the purposes of this post I’m more interested in Ofili’s analogy between science and art than in the point he’s making about the studio being a space for creative expression and experimentation as opposed to one of commercial production.

As the tide of scientific thinking has risen to dominance, carrying with it high technology…