I may, I presume, between ourselves, allude
to you as one of the people.
Could he allude
to an object on whom I dared not even think?
It is to this that the title of the Zurich exhibition - "Philosophy Escaped (Invisible Painting)" - alludes
Art, for him, is absolutely essential--as necessary to achieving self-respect and a healthy intellect as the psychopharmaceuticals to which he reverently alludes
Conjoining the antipodal qualities of solidity, malleability, and fluidity in his machinations, Toledo alludes
to the physical makeup of living organisms, and suggests that artworks too have a life of their own.
There are larger ironies: For example, die Welt ist schon (Revision 1), 1993, alludes
to the title of Albert Renger-Patzsch's famous 1928 book.
In Treaty, 1991, an explosive field of concentric rings hovers over a pair of iconic figures, one white and one black, engaged in negotiating an agreement, a scene that alludes
to the two hundred years of broken promises and genocide that has characterized the Aboriginal experience in colonial Australia.
Finally, Persian Rug for Ad Reinhardt, 1992, a symphony of "cosmetic" colors, alludes
to a telling anecdote--Reinhardt's on-record dismissal of his own early, decorative paintings as "my Persian rugs.
How photography, for German artists, has compromised, alienated, even defeated, the so-called traditional practices of painting--not to mention painting's specific genres--is a question this exhibition sometimes alludes
to, but mostly marginalizes and ignores.
to continued weakness in employment and by extension overall economic growth.
The building's strong, cylindrical geometry alludes
to historic, heroic lberian forms, such as Roman circuses and Castilian fortifications.
Although he alludes
to the painful struggles over the meaning, extent, and theology of renewal as mandated by the council, it is important to note--which he neglects to do--that many of those struggles arose from commitments of the women religious themselves to differing ecclesiologies.