Outline_1 'read me' (2006-) COLORING
I offered the picture below as a coloring pattern for a museum workshop. The instruction read, “Please color inside the OUTLINE you determine for yourself.”
A coloring book that has no predetermined shapes to fill with color becomes the ultimate coloring book. Where each created pattern is wholly dependent on each participant’s decision, the permutational possibilities of images and shapes are infinite.
“In the creative act, the artist goes from intention to realization through a chain of totally subjective reactions. His struggle toward the realization is a series of efforts, pains, refusals, decisions,…” –Marcel Duchamp
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