November 2011 Blog Posts (15)

Sun Ra.... excerpt: 'A Recipe(less) Recipe'....

Sun Ra.... excerpt: 'A Recipe(less) Recipe'....





In my recent research into the fascinating life, music and self-fabricated 'mythology' that remains the legacy left to us of the famous Jazz-Big Band Keyboardist/ Leader Sun Ra (b. 1914 - d. 1993), I came across and wish to present here the following literary account. It takes place during the early 1960's, in downtown New York City, @ the Original, 'Sun Ra Arkestra' Headquarters, called: 'THE SUN PALACE'. This large house/…

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Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 25, 2011 at 1:44am — No Comments

A Quote by Kasimir Malevich.... (A Central Truth On: 'The Spiritual In Art')....

"Empty space is a place where man wishes to find asylum

and save himself from things and instruments....

In this empty space he wishes to stand outside views, images

and conceptions, outside struggle and existence

which has shattered into little pieces like ice that hinders his movements,

pushing him in different directions....

He seeks spaciousness....

he will find a location that is without path"....…
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Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 25, 2011 at 1:39am — No Comments

My Ongoing Homage to: VINI REILLY / THE DURUTTI COLUMN

My Ongoing Homage to: VINI REILLY / THE DURUTTI COLUMN

 

By Robert Eustace - Avant Sacred Artist www.myspace.com/roberteustace



THE DURUTTI COLUMN, Manchester, UK, 1978 -to- present 

'Post-Punk' and 'beyond… Continue

Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 25, 2011 at 1:24am — No Comments

Some Passing Thoughts On the Ideas of Nature and the Real

Robert Eustace - Avant Sacred Artist www.myspace.com/roberteustace



It has become ever increasingly clear in our day that 'Nature' has become less and less that mysterious nurturing or animating force that emerged with the birth of the universe and more something that we are re-creating ourselves. We are living in the artificial construct of our own making - a world that revolves around endless simulation, the constant barrage of…

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Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 25, 2011 at 1:12am — No Comments

"On Materials"....

From time to time....

Someone will inevitably ask me....

"What is your art medium" ? -or-

"What kind of materials do you use" ?

I will then sort of scratch my head....

Pause ever so briefly....

Then say matter-of-factly:

"Whatever I can get MY HANDS ON" !!!!



Usually in the choice(s) of 'Which Materials' ?

Of course much slow careful (agonizing) deliberation and endless pondering

Proceeds any sort of final decision making....

Through a series…

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Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 25, 2011 at 1:03am — No Comments

"Your Personal Energy and Focus".... an excerpt from Michael St.Clair

* (page 53) *   "I do all my work using an intense focus, and I do not allow my energy and focus to be dragged into the devolving human world. Each one of us similarly has a light of focus; but the world steals the light of most people and uses - or misuses - it for its own ends.

 

I say "steal", but the problem is that people take part in the loss of their own energy, because they like the circus game and the distractions. The entry price into the human game is energy or…

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Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 24, 2011 at 2:40am — No Comments

A Quote by MORRIS BERMAN....

"The Re-enchantment of the world":

The sickness of contemporary life,

pervaded with heavy drug use and alcoholism,

stems from the futile attempt of scientific culture

to eradicate holistic perception.

But holistic cognition is a primary ecological

perception of nature rooted in biological substrate,

and present before the ego ever rises".





-another short quote-



"Commodification of knowledge necessarily means

a loss of nuance, and we see…

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Added by Robert P. Eustace on November 24, 2011 at 2:29am — No Comments

"Expressions of Faith"

Martha Chatelain was one of the artists who gave an artist's talk to students at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon prior to the opening reception of the national juried exhibition, "Expressions of Faith" curated by Tim Timmerman.  The show runs from Nov. 10 - Dec. 8.

  Here is her slide show and accompanying text:…

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Added by Martha Chatelain on November 23, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments

PV airport to lodging....2 hour walk....

I walked.

and walked.

and walked.…

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Added by patricia baldwin (seggebruch) on November 22, 2011 at 5:21am — No Comments

hands and feet

Jesus promises that when we step out to be the hands and feet, he will go with us.

 

I am stepping.

I leave in a few rapidly-approaching hours for a short trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Not the PV Americans visit on summer vacation trips with family.

Not PV of beaches and surf and sand.

I leave for PV of poverty~

of native villages and groups of women waking each day, the…

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Added by patricia baldwin (seggebruch) on November 21, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

tired of chaff

tired of chaff

What have you done lately that made you stretch?

That took you outside of your comfort zone?

There've been big things for me:

Giving birth: Creating a slew of new bodies to inhabit this earth and become the next generation~

Starting EncaustiKits: Opening myself up to the work of this, the unknown of this, the blessing…
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Added by patricia baldwin (seggebruch) on November 16, 2011 at 4:36am — No Comments

I revised my website; finally: gregschreck.com

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Added by Greg Halvorsen Schreck on November 15, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

GOD AS ARTIST

http://creativityissupernatural.blogspot.com/

 

...another blog post! ...peacelovejoyLaima

Added by Laima Adomaitis Brown on November 12, 2011 at 8:31pm — 1 Comment

Latch on

Latch onto my paintbrush. Come along. It is that good. You are wanted that much.

I was listening to some morning inspiration a few days ago and the speaker told of a story she and her husband…

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Added by patricia baldwin (seggebruch) on November 10, 2011 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Faye's Latest Blog - Experiencing a New Art Exhibit

I Have a Dream...

Added by Faye Hall on November 8, 2011 at 7:54pm — No Comments

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