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The Quest for “Sapere Aude” or “Dare to Know”

The Roman poet, Horace, first wrote about it in the “First Book of Letters” (20 BCE). Immanuel Kant brought it to our attention, in his essay, “Answering the Question: What Is Enlightenment?” (1784). 200 years later, Michel Foucault wrote, “What is Enlightenment?” (1984). Almost twenty years later, Jean-Claude Vuillemin wrote, “The Baroque Episteme: the Word … Continue reading The Quest for “Sapere Aude” or “Dare to Know”

LE – Lifestyle Edition (29) Focuses on Shane Guffogg: “Uncommon – Los Angeles Art”

Guffogg: “When you’re treading on new territory, whether it’s new to you or new to the world, it’s difficult. You have to throw caution to the wind and say, “I’ve got a need to do this so I’m going to do it.” Honor your gut and go for it.” Continue reading LE – Lifestyle Edition (29) Focuses on Shane Guffogg: “Uncommon – Los Angeles Art”

Shane Guffogg: The Observer is the Observed Museum Exhibition Catalogue

Shane Guffogg: “The Observer is the Observed” Museum Exhibition Catalogue is now available for purchase. Patrick Carpentier Presents, MUSEUM OF THE ACADEMY OF ART OF RUSSIA 199034 ST. PETERSBURG, UNIVERSITETSKAYA EMBANKMENT AUGUST 8 – SEPTEMBER 27, 2015 This 176-page luxury catalog features a foreward by Paul Ruscha, with lush color images of all the paintings in … Continue reading Shane Guffogg: The Observer is the Observed Museum Exhibition Catalogue

The Four Quartets

Thoughts become words – words have meanings that define thought; a
 brushstroke is a thought. It takes countless brushstrokes to make an
image that can potentially be read like a word. I am forever dancing
with the invisible, trying to entice it into manifesting into my/our
 world. Thoughts and words can be guides for how the invisible … Continue reading The Four Quartets