of long tones & zips

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New, in Arteidolia:

Imagining Barnett Newman While Playing Long Tones

Think of a performance on a string instrument consisting of long tones bowed with long pauses in between. Imagine at the same time a typical zip painting by Barnett Newman. A parallel immediately comes to mind: The one structures sound and time in the same way that the other structures the visual field and space…

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