Art's Fateful Hour: Benjamin, Heidegger, Art and Politics by Christopher P. Long

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Because of inertia, cello-sized viol body wheels would move more slowly and require more positioning time between notes. Violin-sized viol body wheels would be more agile. Vibrato could be achieved by adding adjustable eccentric counterweights to the flywheel, causing the entire assembly to bounce slightly on the string, increasing and decreasing string tension. Counterweights can be moved in or out of balance to control the level of vibrato. How do you choose your subjects? Why do you paint/draw what you do?

E. ” With the first, I am seeking honesty; the second beauty/ order. Truth is very important to me. The repetitive movement in creating art is calming. My layout and design often reflect the autistic mind—being drawn to detail and order. Creating order counteracts feeling fragmented. Revealing my art to others has also been affirming. It has given me insights, inspiration, and new opportunities. 51 NOAH ERENBERG: STRANGE HORSES; INK, PENCIL, AND BEADS; 7½ X 5½ INCHES; 2008. 52 NOAH ERENBERG: HOT DEALS; INK AND BEADS; 9½ X 7½ INCHES; 2008.

COURTESY OF PURE VISION ARTS. 50 MARILYN COSHO: STRING FAIRY; MIXED MEDIA; 12 X 16 INCHES; 2009. What was the inspiration for these pieces? I have always been interested in miniatures and the world of make-believe. Creating “string fairies” combines my fascination with beauty, fragility, and detail. Fairies are not quite of this world, which I also relate to. What inspires/excites you about creating art? e. ” With the first, I am seeking honesty; the second beauty/ order. Truth is very important to me.

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