Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Untitled ( handwritten notes/ 1 year of thought), 1969; ink on graphite paper, 11x8 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006
- notes summer 1969/ 1 year of thought---- witty " MAKE THE PATTERNS
- in general, it occurs to me that MEMORABLE ON
whereas in the mandalic works i was PURPOSE BY
saying (diagram), i am now CORRELATING THEM"
simply trying to get rid of the
equivalence relation sign so that
(diagram) + we have an
isotropic (simultaneous) relation, equal (Diagrams)
(--->=<---) at any point (diagram)
- This must be an outgrowth of
my sculpture ("currents under
tension") of summer 1968.
are also alternatives to algebraic
balance of "parts" (steve Reich,
m. snow) + so is homogeneity
(pollock, early Warhol, landow, l.m. young)
*(side note) one must:
deal with the facts to generate a non-fact, because , if one multiplies fictions (negatives), one ends up with a not very interesting fact.
Paul Sharits (1943-1993), STREAM:SECTION:SIX:SECTION EP (folder), 1968; standard paper folder, 12 x 9 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006