doric, ironic, corintian,tuscan, composite…


the five orders of Greek architecture

opacity (from the Oxford Dictionary of English)

n. [mass noun] the quality of lacking transparency of translucence:  thinner paints need black added to increase opacity.

  • the quality of being obscure in meaning:  the difficulty and opacity in Barthes’ texts.

<ORIGIN> mid 16th century:  from French opacité, from Latin opacitas, from opacus ‘darkened’.


In this and other works, I toyed around with the word by breaking it apart and adding more complexity to the concept.  I have playing off the synonyms dullness, stupidity, and “being just plain thick”.  An example of the use I caught was:
The Republican Party seeks to bring opacity back into government.

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I'm an artist. I make assemblages of found images and objects and bits and pieces of my own doodlings.
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