Some sort of pressure must exist, the artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn’t look for harmony but would simply… Continue reading


The houses. I am walking between the houses, I am between the houses, upright on the pavement; the pavement beneath my feet exists, the houses close in on me, as the water closes… Continue reading

Andrei Tarkovsky. Andrei Rublev, 1966.

Study of Alessandra (after Duchamp). August 2013.

That is to say ,in opposition between the spectral appearance of the sexualized body and the repulsive body in decay it is the spectral appearance which is real and the decaying body which… Continue reading

Samuel. July, 2006.

The figure can simply be occupying a space and attempting to create structure through the inanimate objects contained within that space; like a prisoner whose sole possessions are a bucket, chair, bed and… Continue reading

Francis Bacon. Study for a Self Portrait (Triptych), 1985-86.

It is a unique sound. A cell door has no handle, either outside or inside; it cannot be shut except by being slammed to. It is made of massive steel and concrete, about… Continue reading

Cimabue. Crucifixion (detail), 1280.

Artemisia Gentileschi. Self Portrait as an Allegory of Painting, 1638-9.


I have no ambitions nor desires. To be a poet is not my ambition,. It’s simply my way of being alone. Alberto Caerio.

Daido Moriyama. On the Bed 1. Tokyo, Japan 1969.

Daido Moriyama. On the Bed 1. Tokyo, Japan 1969.