Notes and notices of events that catch my eye in the worlds of art and photography, with occasional forays into architecture, music, design and other aspects of culture.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Good art should elicit a response of 'Huh? Wow!' as opposed
to 'Wow! Huh?'
I came across this quote in an article by Jerry Saltz,while checking out stuff on the late Richard Artschwager (see below). I like it so much (that's aesthetics sorted) that I thought I would give it an entry to itself. On reflection, Light Show (see below) was, to a great extent Wow! Huh? (But, I still want a reference - don't you just hate it when people attribute quotes without referencing a source?)
"If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface: of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it." (Andy Warhol, quoted in McShine, K. (1989) "Andy Warhol: A Retrospective", NY: MoMA, p457)