Artists: Your Work Deserves A Title

Untitled by Peter Doig

Untitled by Peter Doig

Artspace posted this on my twitter feed today.  It’s a lovely, atmospheric work.  I only wish it had a title.

It can be hard to think of a good title.  So hard that it’s tempting to just not title it at all and let the viewer make up their own mind what the painting is about.  This was really popular during the Minimalist movement in the 1970s.

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Electrocharge Your Life. Also, Top Ten Blogger Lies.

Cartoon by Hugh McLeod

I stumbled on this article about the top ten lies bloggers tell and at the top of it is this cartoon which captivated me.

Hugh McLeod has a website called Gaping Void which presumably has more art like this on it, but I’m afraid to go look, for fear I might see too many of his cartoons and fall in love,  and that would be disastrous, because he’s continents away from me and I haven’t built my steampunk dirigible yet.  Dammit.

Oh, and I never tell lies on my blog.