Introduction The word archive is both a noun and a verb. Its denotations: noun a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people. the place where historical… Read More »Tenses of Being: Art Reclaiming and Animating the Archive
Ad Reinhardt created many trenchant graphical commentaries on the art world and art practice for the magazine PM. Interestingly enough, one of his long-lost drawings was about parafiction. It is reproduced here.
It is interesting to think about what one does in the studio as a ritual (a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order). My observation of a day in my “home away from home” studio in Chicago shows that, as they say, wherever I go, there I am.
As Webster’s dictionary tells us, practice is both a noun and a verb. My thinking follows the denotations of the word: For me, art practice is both something that I do and something that I have.