Tag Archives: Mark Rothko

Two snaps from Dulltown UK…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting down her smart phone while everyone is trying to enjoy the BBC Proms from the Royal Albert Hall on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I really must try to … Continue reading

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Whoa!… The red, and the green!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the jackal-headed god Duamutef – his associations are: canopic, stomach and upper intestines, and the east. (Duamutef) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo of mine from about a year ago. This one looks … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – You biscuit bastard!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 357. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to carefully adjust my line of perspective. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 16…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: brackish, raffish, unifilar, opprobrious, dissilient, xenogenetic and blunt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is not art… Well, I suppose my photograph of it is, but not this piece of architecture itself. When it was … Continue reading

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Dave’s rant on abstract painting…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Pseudo-peripteral’ – In classical architecture, a temple with porticos at either end and engaged columns or pilasters along the sides. Some of my columns were engaged, but unfortunately they broke it off … Continue reading

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The painting and the moss…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of buttons. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Of course, when Mark Rothko visited Dulltown, he didn’t stay very long; he apparently wasn’t that impressed with the city, and only had time to do one quick … Continue reading

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