Biennale Florenz 2005 John T. Spike
... Very beautiful these eyes, they glance,
and the thrill of the lips.
You are excellent
for the lips, it is unusual, I cannot think of
the last time I saw an artist put the
primary expression in the mouth.
And if you think about it, since the mouth is so
important, it is strange that it is so rare.
I know more than 3000 living artists, and
for most of them who are figurative
artists, they are embarrassed by the
It is so powerful in our culture, it’s
like kryptonite ... you are afraid to go
So, I have learned something from this
artist, and I learned something from all of you and that is why I come here. Because now I know it is possible.
And I can say to another artist, you can do more with that mouth. ...