Writings about modern and contemporary art


Allegories of Origin in Abstraction and the Avant-garde

from cubism through Pollock, Smithson and Matta-Clark. pdf

The Shape of Space

A short discussion of important ideas in current science and their usefulness for abstraction. pdf

Spectres of a Plane

Another discussion about science and abstraction, with some overlap with The Shape of Space. pdf


After 9/11, the value and meaning of abstraction in the era of religious war. pdf


Smithson, Pollock and abstraction today. pdf

About Watercolors

A look at the problems and advantages of the watercolor medium, with help from Cézanne and David Milne. pdf

Ethics of Art

An attempt at aesthetics with political implications. pdf