Friday, May 30, 2014

A Rock, A River, A Tree...

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The Riparian Preserve, Gilbert, AZ, May 2014

“On the Pulse of Morning”poem by Maya Angelou (1928-2014) recited by herself at the 1993 inauguration of President Bill Clinton.

Transcript here (US Ambassy)


...”They all hear The speaking of the Tree. 
 They hear the first and last of every Tree 
Speaks to humankind a day. 
Come to me, here beside the River.” …


Thursday, May 1, 2014

Displacement

 photo 791IMG_7734_zps96532533.jpg Barcelona, mars 2014 "A room where it always rains"

I found a few days ago a couple of quite interesting interviews with Juan Muñoz, so I am adding one more display we saw close to the beach in Barcelona.

   photo 792IMG_7735_zps2ab6575b.jpg Barcelona, mars 2014

Part of a conversation between Juan Muñoz and Paul Schimmel on September 18th, 2000:

PS: You create a very twisted beauty. This has a long tradition in Spanish painting -Diego Velazquez's dwarves, Francisco de Goya's hollowed-out eyes. 

JM: I try to make the work engaging for the spectator. And then unconsciously, but more interestingly, I try to make you aware that something is really wrong...

   photo 793IMG_7736_zps6b69aace.jpg Barcelona, mars 2014