(like sky)

Larry Clark, IMPALED (2006)
I have no interest on subject matter as such or satire or social comment ot anything else lumped together with subject matter. I like the light in Corot. There is only Abstract Painting, I want works to be disguised as something else (photos) mainly for protection against ‘art man-handlers’. I order the source photo by photo by describing the surface configuration such as, ‘Send me up a four-color print that has small multiple details on one part and a larger detail in another (like sky).’ I accept the subject matter as a by-product of surface. I work against the theory of constancy, i.e., the grass feels green when walking in a park at night. That’s why I paint upside down.

Malcolm Morley


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