.dad’s mallet.

well

your dad

 

inside something turns

when i see his mallet

 

still

 

with the blue tape

 

i had best

 

take a photograph

of dad’s mallet

now

so you can see the handle taped

 

.prompt.

 

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.the star.

it seemed ok at that time

the sounds he made

& that particular face.

 

think of it now/skin crawls

 

 

in prison

guilty as charged

 

some historic things

 

.thus gone.

yes

 

you know that buddha

 

head statue

in the garden from the pound shop @ one pound

i had  one & gave you one two

 

yes

 

how they fell apart in the cold…..

 

i put the bits in a box & today hammered them

to make gravel

 

for

 

a path in the garden

 

.the white room.

the white room gallery

harlech

 

 

  • the sea paintings

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*Metaphorically, i have spent much of my life, keeping my head above water. Dealing with life facts and disappointments, not forgetting the quiet times to help the work along I lived on the coast, played by the sea ….

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*As a child, I floated gently until all became spongey. Now I swim head above water, up and down obsessively counting, hoping all will come clear..

.order.

in no particular

5 works

these are NOT my photographs

 

*roger cecil – one small work

Roger Cecil (18 July 1942 – 22 February 2015) was a Welsh painter and mixed media artist.

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*anselm kiefer

Anselm Kiefer (born 8 March 1945) is a German painter and sculptor. He studied with Joseph Beuys and Peter Dreher during the 1970s…..

 

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*anna maria pacheco – the longest journey

 

Ana Maria Pacheco The Longest Journey, 1994 Polychrome wood, gold leaf – 320 x 335 x 975 cm

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*joseph beuys

 

Joseph Beuys’s use of unconventional materials, such as felt, wax, and fat, characterise his artworks. Whilst museums strive to obtain artists’ instructions regarding their objects’ life-span and care, Beuys’s preferences were largely unrecorded or inconsistent. The three case studies of Beuys works presented here explore museum decision-making when confronted with unclear artist attitudes to conservation intervention, and objects evincing material and conceptual decay.

 

 

 

*edwin long – the flight to egypt

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Edwin Longsden Long RA was an English genre, history,  and portrait painter.

**

 

there are many pictures at this house, two dimensional and more. how can I love one

child above another?

I had only one, so that was easy, then questioned if I loved the late arrival more, I said no just different.

 

so I talk out loud instead of writing .

a new prose. I  talk of formative years, the safe place.

 

russell coates museum. have you been there? it was free on thursdays a haven from the rain,

the

pain.

 

indoor fish pond, quiet on the stairs, to the edwin long gallery. the flight to egypt. looking

back now, I never thought of it religious.  immense it covered the wall.

 

I use the past tense, yet it is still in place.

 

on googling I see  the topic is biblical, I remember the procession, the faces, the space  as

if his meaning was hidden to me.

 

now by choice it is.

 

do I make such pictures?  no.

 

weird stuff as if installed in a museum.

 

crying.

 

sbm.