July 24, 2009 at 15:53 #12154
My favourite is Rauschenberg’s collection of monochrome works as represented below.
For me the centre painting represents the collective sincerity of human consciousness juxtaposed to the facticity of being (left) and the transcendence of existence (right).
A beautiful and inspirational masterpiece that brings us closer to God – imvho.July 24, 2009 at 17:09 #240712wilsonlParticipant
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That’s a fake Pomp.
I’ve seen the original and there are a number of unmistakeable differences – to the educated eye at least.
LeeJuly 24, 2009 at 17:25 #240718% MANParticipant
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…… and it patently obvious the right hand frame has been hung upside down.
A rather basic, inexcusable, error by the gallery IMOJuly 24, 2009 at 17:44 #240725robnorthParticipant
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You know nothing! The right hand one had clearly been turned 90 degrees for greater effect.
RobJuly 24, 2009 at 19:26 #240753DroneParticipant
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The remarkable, clever and possibly unique fact about these paintings is that the reverses are a mirror image of the fronts, save for the hanging-nail hole. How’s that for attention to detail?
I’ve been slapping white Dulux non-drip on a door today (truly). Though I wouldn’t pretend the finished effort is remotely in the same league as Mr Rauschenberg’s work of genius, on balance there is certainly an uncanny resemblance. So I may just send a photo to Tate Modern for an appraisal.
A load of Jackson Pollocks but nice work if you can get it
In the white room with black curtains near the station.
Blackroof country, no gold pavements, tired starlings.
Silver horses ran down moonbeams in your dark eyes.
Dawnlight smiles on you leaving, my contentment.July 24, 2009 at 22:37 #240769moehatParticipant
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The guys 84 for heavens sake; he probably forgot what he was going to paint on them.[like one of Pauls ‘senior moments’ perhaps…..]July 24, 2009 at 23:23 #240777Nathan HughesParticipant
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Pete, Ive got a bag similar to the one your wearing in the photo.Member since March 2008July 24, 2009 at 23:40 #240781GrasshopperParticipant
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A beautiful and inspirational masterpiece that brings us closer to God – imvho.
Interesting interpretation, Pompete.
To me, this particular piece actually suggests that there is no God, there is no difference between existence and being, and that there better not be a ******* admission fee to this gallery.July 25, 2009 at 16:32 #240854
Pete, Ive got a bag similar to the one your wearing in the photo.
That’s my Man-Bag, Nathan – for my man things I never leave home without it. An absolute must for us metro-men around townJuly 27, 2009 at 17:22 #12189
In paintings it’s because most artists are right-handed and tend to form the subject and paint from left to right (if painting a horse you would start with the head)
Being left-handed I would naturally do the opposite.July 27, 2009 at 21:42 #241207moehatParticipant
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Could it be because you get on a horse from that side, so you’d naturally approach a horse on it’s near [?]side.July 28, 2009 at 15:26 #241334cormack15Keymaster
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I’d also suggest it is because we read from left to right so it is more natural to take the horse in from head to tail looking left to right. Seems odd when you look at photos the other way around.
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