Introvertedness esthetic integrity

What do wild elephants think about Academic ivory tower?

If science is a difficult process requiring perseverance and a thick skin, elephants are perfect scientists.

I want to see the picture as it exists as a physical object. In the online world, every visitor is different, imitation is the highest form of flattery.

A kind of anybody-can-do-it approach showing that pictures are born free. Art suppresses critical voices by ousting those images which stand in its way

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, A sense of the improbable, the picture of what it meant to be alive.

mimesis imitate imitation

All theories of mimesis and imitation always are messily copied

After all, if a drawing idea is that easily copied, maybe it was not such a good drawing idea. Copied chameleons illustrate that the reality does not measure up to this ideal. The importance of using humor in making artworks goes far beyond looking funny.

I also know how many pictures have crazy struggles trying to find a viewer.

mimesis imitate imitation

Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The artists are scraping the bottom of the wrong barrel, looking for the wrong artwork, and as a result they find the wrong pictures that then lead them away from the main story of art history.

We live in a very peculiar time, in which more media circulate more information like the elephant is the only animal with four knees, to more people than ever before, and yet the phenomenon of "disconnection" has never be more dramatically evident.

W. J. T. Mitchell

Stalking the most elusive easter rabbit in art world's wilds. Easter rabbits are making positive changes in the world.

The whole goal of our life is finding lost worlds. All I can say is, this gets mysteriouser and mysteriouser. This is all very strange, the image was effectively erased from memory.

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell

non-conformist Chameleon

Good artists are famous for their ability to change their color to match their surroundings.

Chameleon also tended to be non-conformists, preferring to be expedient rather than follow the rules.

All emotions reflect the state of our thoughts in each moment.

Both mathematics and humor are economical and explicit. Thus the beauty of a mathematical proof depends to a certain extent on its elegance and brevity.

Mathematics and humor, John Allen Paulos, 1980

Once artists embark upon the journey, the mundane is left behind.