Issue #24 – Artwork

Issue #24 – Artwork

ISSUE #24:
This week in MUSE:   ARTWORK that variously explores, reveals, and discusses time, selfhood, touch, color, and the nature of art


CONTENTS:
Artist Statement
Time and Distance
The Green Monster
Early Work
Color Studies


NEWS AND NOTES:

GRATITUDE to Bruce, for all of his ingenuity, skill, and artfulness that went into the presentation of my work in this issue. You are the best partner an artist could want!

Recommended:

Creative Arts Workshop for wonderful classes in every visual art.

The Institute Library of New Haven, for literary and musical events. This is one of the last few membership libraries in the U.S., and one of the oldest too – it predates the establishment of the public library system. Events are open to the public, and some are free.

Josef Albers Color Studies.


Credits:
Carpentry, Painting, Construction, Photography, Graphic Design, Love, and Advice: Bruce Wujcik.

Cover art: Artwork, assemblage by D. Zervas, photo by B. Wujcik.


 

Artist Statement

Artist Statement

I’ve said this before, that visual art is simply another medium I use to to explore – and discuss – ideas. Art is a language. Like any other language it can be used in a number of ways, elevated and base. But its highest use is illumination. Art is important and memorable and persistent when it brings to light new understandings, whether personal, or universal.

My most meaningful art records a process of learning,

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Time and Distance

Time and Distance

We are used to measuring and marking distance with anything handy – foot, hand, thumb, stick, string – along with other secondary or abstracted references (like Marathon), displaying and understanding the inherently arbitrary assignment of length. It is true even for the exact measurements of science, where, for example, the definition of a meter is an agreed upon construct: the distance light travels in one second. We gauge time similarly, using many stand-ins to denote its passing,

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