Monthly Archives: June 2016

Van Gogh as Witness

It’s been a week of emotional tension in Europe.   The civil dissonance feels like wounds that compound wound that increase the wounded.   No matter what time I would have driven the French countryside around St. Rémy and Arles … Continue reading

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Between Terror and a Soft Spot

    The in-between is where we live – between good and evil, heaven and earth, perfection and despair, knowing and not-knowing.  Sometimes this in-between feels like giddy freedom – like the white space between lines of poetry, like imagination. … Continue reading

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Cutting-Edge Research

  Non-artists don’t think of artists as researchers. But they are. An idea arrives, unbidden. It’s unexpected, brilliant, a gift. As soon as the artist takes the idea from the mind to clay or to a sewing machine or dance … Continue reading

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