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Fridge-man and H. Moore…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: high aerial scatter, fluffy upstarts, blue hues and dews, trees waving and gesturing to each other, and ripped russet rags in the west towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, I still seem to … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 28…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word undergarments. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, what do you make of this one? It reminds me of British art from the early 20th c. – maybe art from … Continue reading

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A quick serendipitous snap…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is the final one from my copy of the ‘novel’ Harry Bleachbaker (1976) by N F Simpson – rather than choosing a part of the text, this is an extract from the blurb on … Continue reading

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The elegant rip and some local flotsam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Raymond Chandler sitting drinking whisky and watching the sun go down over Sunset Boulevard in 1949. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then, I really must get … Continue reading

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This is not art – No. 25…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word naturalistically – it has far too many syllables in it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm… this morning I was torn between calling this photograph This is Not Art … Continue reading

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Rambling on about the ‘rules’ of art and composition…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: practical pink, febrile fawn, victorious violet, sacrilegious sienna, bruised blue, and tantalising tan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was lying in bed the other morning, trying to persuade myself that I should get up, as proper … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 24…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s bulldog is the clean-cut handsome one… (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, goodness me! Of all the This is Not Art posts I have done, I think this one is by far the most colourful and convincing – … Continue reading

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