“Belief is the absence of fact.”
“Politics are for the rich, revolution is for the poor, and most revolutionaries are closet aristocrats.”
“Are your feet tired, because you’ve been running through my mind all day long.”
“I think I might be tapped out.”
The Video is by Robert Corsini. After the overblown intro, it’s interesting to see the blogger behind the madness. He walks the no-man’s-land between the malls and the freeway in his orange vest of authority doing what needs to be done.
Excerpts of the interview below, read the full interview here.
Doorways are good. I like alcove spaces.
GB: A frame?
ET: A frame and a little privacy for doing something, and
maybe you donâ€™t notice the piece right away. I donâ€™t
know how other people choose their spaces. I certainly
donâ€™t go hunt for them in relation to a piece. Once I get
a piece, I ride around and itâ€™s usually a gut feeling,
this piece just feels right in this area.
Elbow Toe in DUMBO. Brooklyn, NYC.
Her Beautiful Hands – Red Hook, Brooklyn
I like to draw a lot more than I like to carve the wood. But when itâ€™s all carved out and you have the charcoal against the wood itâ€™s so beautiful. The charcoal has so much more
variation, the ink makes it flat, your line quality is the only thing. I like the charcoal better now. I like to constantly be playing with the image and pushing it around.
GB: Name some artists whose work excites you.
ET: A lot of them are olderâ€¦deadâ€¦ Chaim Soutine, heâ€™s
a Jewish Lithuanian artist, De Kooning and Bacon looked at
him, he for some reason decided that you could take a
figure and twist it and turn it.
once , in the middle of a dark, sultry day, I had forgotten to shut the hinged window and a black hole flew into my room
On West 22nd Street, Manhattan. View Large