Pine Leaf Milkweed Pod   Leave a comment

Milagrosa Loop (1 of 1)-33 blogPine Leaf Milkweed Pod — Image by kenne

“Works of art are meant to be lived with and loved,
and if we try to understand them,
we should try to understand them
as we try to understand anyone —
in order to know them better,
not in order to know something else.” 

— William H. Gass, Fiction and the Figures of Life

When Opposites Are One   Leave a comment

Looking back at my December 2013 posting, I decided it was time to Pieter Bruegel painting. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

“The Hunters In the Snow,” oil painting on wood by Pieter Bruegel

This work of Pieter Bruegel is a favorite of many people, but most know of his paintings only because of this painting, “Hunters in the Snow,” a scene appearing on many Christmas cards. His paintings are beautiful because of his compositions make one of opposites, based on Eli Siegel’s principle of aesthetic realism: “All beauty is a making one of opposites, and the making of one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves.”

 

opposites are one

composing yesteryear’s coldness
stretching through time
standing still in the moment

searching the unrestricted
working with opposites
reassuring in sameness

emphasizing divergence
promising order
pleasing to self

–kenne

(First posted December 15, 2009)

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Posted December 14, 2017 by kenneturner in Information

“Keep’n the Blues Alive” — Ten Years Out   Leave a comment

bryan-lee2007-06-02-01keepingxMember of Bryan Lee’s Band Taking A Break Outside the Corner Pub (June 2, 2007), Conroe, Texas — Image by kenne

Bryan Lee (1 of 1)-Art blog IIComputer Art by kenne

“I always thought that one man, the lone balladeer
with a guitar, could blow a whole army off the stage,
if he knew what he was doing. I’ve seen it happen.”

— Bob Dylan

 

Changing Colors   Leave a comment

End of Summer Columbine (1 of 1)-2 art blogColumbine Changing Colors — Image by kenne

Yellow, sometimes white
Columbine on the mountain
Late fall, all alone.

— kenne

Abstract Art, 2015 — Revised   Leave a comment

Abstract Art 2014 RevisedAbstract Art, 2015 (Fall Colors) — Computer Art by kenne

Mixing fall colors
Shapes changing lost to the eye
Abstract, maybe not.

— kenne

Fall Colors Along Sabino Creek   Leave a comment

First Poste Two Years Ago Today. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Hutches Pool

Sabino Creek Panorama (1 of 1)-2 blogFall Colors Along Sabino Creek — Panorama Images by kenne

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Posted December 12, 2017 by kenneturner in Information

Wildflower Grunge Art   Leave a comment

Wildflower Art blogWildflower Grunge Art by kenne

A digital brush
With layers of texture filters —
Call it grunge art.

— kenne

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