“so this art of trying to simulate the original, the precision, and the relative complexity that the creation of the synthetic engenders, the technology of creating paints, colors, materials to replicate some sort of original, holy kind of sublime, is an insight into how we’ve always been with artificial and synthetic in our long history of using technology as humans, and through the history of paint, it starts to look like less of a barrier to the natural, authentic, or pre-technological to use tools, systems and technologies”
Nora Khan UCLA talk

libby marrs