Re: hyperbole with a grain of salt.......

From: Amy Miller (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Oct 21 2009 - 12:20:43 PDT

Why should we expect your recognition of your character flaw of being
"rude"? Your lack of respect to Marilyn Brakhage is evident.

On Oct 20, 2009, at 7:37 PM, Tony Conrad wrote:

> Do I need to be "rude" again today?
> Masaccio did not begin "unshackling" from perspective in 1427 because
> that's around the time renaissance perspective BEGAN.
> -----t0ny
> On Tue 10/20/09 1:58 PM , Myron Ort email suppressed sent:
>> Just for the record, painters started unshackling us from
>> "renaissance perspective" starting with Masaccio about 1427 and
>> the history of innovations in painting from that point is much about
>> this
>> unshackling. Furthermore there is nothing in the grinding of a
>> camera lens which inherits this "perspective", depends upon who
>> is looking through it and what they are aiming at. Granted the
>> average
>> narrative film with cameramen and/or directors uninspired or
>> uninformed by the history of painting might seem to be shackled to
>> such a way of seeing, and I choose to think that is what was
>> originally meant, but painters and even some filmmakers who had
>> originally been painters undid these shackles long before Stan. The
>> problem lies with writers who are not artists quoting from young
>> Stan's writings without real insight, and then further writers
>> quoting those writers, and on it goes.
>> Myron Ort
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