Writings About The Turin Horse

A comment on some reviews of Bela Tarr’s 2008 film ‘The Turin Horse’.
There isn’t much of a story in the film. It’s more of a series of repetitive daily actions that describe how life for a father and daughter living in a stone cottage slowly declines over the space of a about a week. But […]

What’s Wrong With This Painting?

What’s wrong with these paintings.
Nothing if you need to hang something on wall.
But so many artists, and not just painters, have this urge to fill space up left to right, top to bottom, edge to edge, floor to ceiling. This urge to dominate a physical space. This was not and is not the most useful […]

Anthony Braxton On Types Of Musicians

from “forces in motion, graham lock, 1988, london