Category Archives: conceptual art

“Commercial Artist” by Richard F. Yates

I am not a commercial artists, and I can prove it: WANNA BUY SOME ART? —Richard F. Yates

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“5-3-8-15-5-19 (Esoteric Blood Vessels)” by Richard F. Yates

Be sure to drink your… “Thought Form 0001” When I was a little kid (5 or 6 years old—not sure what that would be in metric years) I wrote the word “blud” (I didn’t know how to spell “blood”) inside … Continue reading

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“Pain Induced Mega Nonsense Marathon! (01)” by yr

Friday evening, after a long day of manual labor, I came home, sat on the floor (as per usual), reached for my laptop, and promptly felt something in my lower back go “CAFLOOEY!” It’s happened before: packing DJ equipment down … Continue reading

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“Abstract (Arsenic Hallucination – Formula T13.Drag16)” by Richard F. Yates

—Richard F. Yates

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“No Image Here” by Richard F. Yates

—Richard F. Yates

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“A Place” by Richard F. Yates

I would like, as a work of art or a performance or an environment, to open a CLUB or PUB or LODGE—some form of public gathering site, in which every aspect: lighting, music, chairs, tables, the smell of the air, … Continue reading

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“The Sound of Silence” by Richard O’Brien

[This bit was sent to me by longtime collaborator and friend Richard O. I’m a day or two late posting it (because I’m a lazy ass) so the “Yesterday” referred to in the first line is actually from a couple … Continue reading

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“Join the Spiral” by Josh Erdahl

Welcome! Friends, foes, et al. to the Solipsism Movement!!! Look around! Seek the Circle! We’re ALL Going Down! When words get you angy, when Army seems absurd, when there’s no pillar in your catepillar JOIN THE SPIRAL! All hail Solipsism! … Continue reading

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“Serious Study of a Silly Subject” by Richard F. Yates (and allthoughtswork)

—Richard F. Yates [Bored, Gary licked the subzero embryo storage unit in the biology department basement of the University of Wisconsin. He’s still there. —allthoughtswork]

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“The Little Boy Said” by Richard F. Yates (and Michael King)

I abstain from baseball cards—for health reasons… —Richard F. Yates [The “Jack Handy” for the new Millennium. smile emoticon —Michael King]

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