have been seen.“ ~ Robert Bresson
ART is your particular telling of reality. When we talked about
letting go of preconceived ideas and drawing what you actually
see, Bernhard compared it to a night out with one of his friends.
While Bernhard might just recount that night by saying, “We went
out and had some food and went home”, his friend might have
noticed a lot of interesting details that Bernhard didn’t, and tell a story with those details in a way that’s hopefully both interesting, sometimes "moving" and occasionally hilarious.
Same experience, different interpretation, different details.…
f broadcast journalism - as a result of
reading his book - The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich - in the library
during free periods. I had a lot of them because I studied Physics, Maths Pure
& Maths Applied whilst regarding them ALL as one subject and doing Art on
the side so to speak and making visits to The Design Centre in London,
Rolls Royce Aerospace in Derby and de Havilland in Hatfield.
ave always enjoyed the best of lifestyles, they would have been better off
financially to the tune of at least £1M had I not spent it on my life-long project.
And understandably sometimes put off by my rants - but seemingly of the opinion over time
that - ” Michael is not always right but he is invariably not wrong ! ” - boy do I need a holiday.
I have until now stalwartly avoided putting my thoughts into books - despite several offers of
lucrative contracts from OUP and others over the years - because I abhor the concept of
intellectual elitism - a concept, which was of course, at the root of the reason why Pirsig wrote
Zen and the Art of Motor-cycle Maintenance.