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On the southern shores of Bryher (Isles of Scilly) you might encounter this strange rock formation/ My early reaction was that it possessed an ‘extra-terrestrial’ quality. I have known it henceforth as ‘E.T’!
‘Is there anybody there?’ said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door
Walter de la Ma re
From the early years of the twentieth century the development, first, of electronic instruments and then of other new ways of making, recording and transmitting sound, caused a rethink of the definition of the word ‘music’. Such developments led to some composers creating works that could not be adequately communicated through conventional notation. Various forms of graphic notation were adopted
This image, although it is primarily intended to be a visual abstract, suggests, perhaps, a relationship with graphic notation. Maybe you can imagine the mood and the qualities of sound the hieroglyphics and symbols suggest. I think Kandinsky might have been interested!
The Isles of Scilly, situated 30 miles off the southwest tip of Cornwall, form an area of outstanding natural beauty. An interesting feature of the landscape is the number of granite outcrops that take on the form of naturally sculpted mysterious creatures or characters. Below we have a ‘turtle# from Tresco (The rock is about 5/6 metres in reality) l
The retreating waters at low tide often leave interesting and. sometimes. intriguing patterns. This example could well have been produced by a figure drawing artist!
The Isles of Scilly, situated 30 miles off the southwest tip of Cornwall, form an area of outstanding natural beauty. An interesting feature of the landscape is the number of granite outcrops that take on the form of naturally sculpted mysterious creatures or characters. Could this be a prototype for Neanderthal man?
The purpose of this series is to convey something of the intended size of the artworks. The images used are from previous posts on this site. Most are abstracts influenced by post abstract expressionism artists.