3rd May 2006
9th November 1926 - 28th October 2005
Unlikely happenstance and the aesthetics of coincidence.
"A highly coloured visit [where] less were charmed [and] whoever wrote the land spilled over [and] swirled, lushly underdressed."
Babel Texts 2006 - 2007
1989 colour palette (re-worked 23.09.2006)
"A time to break down and a time to build up..." Ecclesiastes
24th September 2006
should be enough
not good enough
painting is never enough
Infrequently it is thin enough...
[Barnett Newman: Donald Judd, Studio International 1970, Volume 179, Number 919]
1. adequate for the want or need; sufficient for the purpose or to satisfy desire: enough water; noise enough to wake the dead. pronoun
2. an adequate quantity or number; sufficiency. adverb
3. in a quantity or degree that answers a purpose or satisfies a need or desire; sufficiently.
4. fully or quite: ready enough. interjection
5. (used to express impatience or exasperation): Enough! I heard you the first time.
[Origin: bef. 900; ME enogh, OE geno¯h; c. G genug, Goth ganohs, ON no¯gr; akin to OE geneah it suffices, Skt nas´ati (he) reaches]
Synonyms 1. ample. 3. adequately, amply, reasonably.
Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.0.1)
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.
ge-nóg, -nóh; adj. ENOUGH, sufficient, abundant; satis, sufficiens, abundans :-He hæf&Mac222; on his ágenum genóh he has of his own enough, Bt. 24, 4; Fox 86, 8. &Mac220;?r wæs genóg drinc sóna gearu there was soon drink enough ready, Andr. Kmbl. 3067; An. 1536. Hwæt druge &Mac221;ú duge&Mac221;a genóhra what modest thou of the abundant blessings, Cd. 42 ; Th. 55, 3; Gen. 888. Hí mágon geseón on him selfum synne genóge they may see in themselves sins enough, Exon. 26 a; Th. 77, 32; Cri. 1265. &Mac220;ú hæfst ?lces gódes genóh thou shalt have abundance of every good thing, Deut. 28, 11: Exon. 93 b; Th. 352, 8; Sch. 94: Cd. 29; Th. 39, 4; Gen. 619. [Orm. Laym. inoh: Plat. nog, genog: O. Sax. ginóg: O. Frs. enoch, anog, noch: Dut. genoeg: Ger. genug: M. H. Ger. genuoc, gnuoc: O. H. Ger. ginuog: Goth. ganóhs: Dan. nok: O. Nrs. gnogr.]
GE-NÓG, -nóh; adv. Sufficiently, abundantly, ENOUGH; satis, abunde :-Genóg sweotol hit is it is sufficiently manifest, Bt. 36, 3; Fox 176, 27. Genóg riht &Mac221;ú segst rightly enough thou sayest, Bt. 33, 1; Fox 120, 17. &Mac220;æt híg habbon líf and habbon genóh ut vitam habeant et abundantius habeant, Jn. Bos. 10, 10. Cw?don &Mac221;æt we fundon sumne swí&Mac221;e micelne mere in &Mac221;æm w?re fersc wæter and swéte genóg dixerunt ingens nos stagnum dulcissime aque inventuros, Nar. 11, 27.
ge-nógan to multiply; multiplicare, Lye. [O. H. Ger. gi-nuogan.]
ge-nóh; adj. Sufficient, abundant; abundans. v. ge-nóg.
ge-nóh sufficiently, Bt. 13; Fox 38, 22. v. ge-nóg; adv.