Space as the result of process. I have been thinking about contrast in several different forms since someone asked me if I paint light to dark, or dark to light. The answer is neither. After setting up the painting, I have a process of pulling the lights and pushing the darks. I end up defining the representation of a space through the difference, or contrast, of the pigments.
Deleuze is still very slippery for me… I see Warhol being on the opposite side of the spectrum. Identity as result of imposed categorical thinking.
I have been thinking that I need to employ contrast across images and paintings. Contrast in subject matter, using it to illustrate a larger space.
Deleuze mentioned Monet’s water lilies as being repeats of each other, but not the same.
Could that same notion be extended across the changes a landscape undergoes?
How about changes to a mental landscape?
All of these are good questions I think. I’m excited about reading dense texts and trying to relate them to painting.