Sunday, June 17, 2018

Everything

 
How can I tell you everything that is in my heart.
Impossible to begin.
Enough.
No.
Begin.

Maira Kalman   first words of The Principles of Uncertainty

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

the undersides


the underside of the leaf
cool in shadow
sublimely unemphatic
smiling of innocence

the frailest stems
quivering in light
bend and break
in silence

this poem, like the paintings, is not really about nature
it is not about what is seen

it is about what is known forever in the mind

Agnes Martin

Saturday, May 26, 2018

and also the stars

 
Understand that you are
another world in miniature
and that you are
the sun, the moon,
and also the stars.
J.E. Cirlot

Sunday, May 20, 2018

the earth

a circle with a cross in the centre of it represents the earth


Saturday, May 19, 2018

sanctuary

 
art needs to be received by face to face encounters
maker and receiver

'we should remember that we cannot perceive our 3 dimensionality or what is alive about ourselves, and we cannot see our own faces.  we continually require the affirmation of others to testify that we are forms occupying space'

'what the practice of art in general might be for is the carrying forward of a practice of ethical encounters between persons.  art offers a sanctuary for such future encounters'

Susan Stewart

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

you are the perfect age

 
I am old but I am forever young at heart.
We are always the same age inside.
Know that you are the perfect age.
Each year is special and precious, you can only live it once.
Do not regret growing older, it's a privlege denied to many.

Richard Gere