Go, Gentle Scorpio


Parallel Oaxaca, Oaxaca Mexico

“The head is the most important part of the figure.
The body and the legs are less weighty
Active hands are emphasized, like speaking mouths.
Quantity is used to emphasize intensity.
Inactive, unimportant or uninteresting parts are only indicated or neglected. There are even figures without bodies. You will find without my explanation in which direction our interest is led, where our attention is absorbed…”

Josef Albers during his lecture on Pre-Columbian Art “Truthfulness in Art” at Harvard in 1940. 
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