DOROTHEA ROCKBURNE is a Canadian born artist who lives in the U.S.
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We met in the early 70s on Crosby Street. You were painting a street scene from your fire escape. Spotting me you introduced yourself. Showing me your work, you explained that you painted upside-down.
Robert Lawlor, whose book Sacred Geometry has had a great influence in reawakening us to the importance of geometrical principles, symmetries, and proportionsnot only for art and architecture but also for science and consciousness studies, speaks with Dorothea Rockburne, Christopher Bamford, and Robert Lawlor.
Born in Chicago, he grew up in Los Angeles, and after having earned a B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, CT in 1968, William Bartman immediately became involved in stage and film productions throughout the 1970s and early 80s. At the West Coast Theatre Company in LA, he produced and directed several plays. Around the same time, he founded an artists-in-the-schools program, in addition to a theatre program at the federal penitentiary in Lompoc, CA, which included the staging of an all-inmate production of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, as well as his work as director and co-writer of the 82 movie OHaras Wifea comedy-drama starring Jodie Foster, Ed Asner, and Mariette Hartley.
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On the first floor of the Metropolitan Museum, a wondrous room from Pompeii had been reconstructed. It was once possible to walk into this room. Then, it was roped off, but it could still clearly be seen.
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The viewers position in French Impressionist painting is an intimate one, even in landscapes.
My daughter Christine and I had planned to drive to Chester Connecticut to Sol’s funeral. That morning there was a terrible storm so, along with other friends of Sol’s, we took the train.
Rauschenberg said There is no reason not to consider the world as a gigantic painting. The process of cropping artfully from the gigantic painting and then clustering the actuality and materials of the real world in and onto his art was his central project.