We have been talking, in one of my classes about art that makes you feel uncomfortable.

Art that transports you.
Art that puts you on edge.
Art that makes you shudder.
Art that makes you squirm but you still want to look.

And what the value is of this type of work.

The art I make is often incredibly personal.
Often what most people would call, too much, too close, too raw, too intimate.
too too too.

But maybe this means it’s “working”,
because I want to make people feel the way that I feel.
Like so much, so close, so raw, so intimate.
so so so.

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2 thoughts on “We have been talking, in one of my classes about art that makes you feel uncomfortable.

  1. Well said. If artwork makes you feel uncomfortable maybe that was it’s intention. Instead of rejecting the work, maybe look inside and figure out why the uncomfortable reaction. Deep reflection can be a great reward of amazing art.

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