Remarks tangent to a thesis exhibition of paintings

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Rita Bennett (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Gilbert Carpenter

Abstract: A dim persistant knowledge of perfected rhythms, of right relations, of suspended and magical unions demands my concern. I do not conceive of art as a counterpart of life, something exchangable for it. It is rather a hopeful activity which our mind originates in order to hold to the possibility of reconciliation with the sensuous world beyond us. It is an intention to subject the immediate and present sensations of our consciousness to the process of a singular formation and capture a personal coherence from the passing moments. My temperament calls for the making of pictures. Desire moves me to search for the secret laws, of nature which are hidden in my spirit and reveal to consciousness correspondences between myself and the rest of the universe.

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Language: English
Date: 1965

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