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Difficult it is, mostly impossible, to catch even the most fleeting glimpse of the world as it was for our animist ancestors. Tainted by technology, our contemporary worldview leaves little or no room for mystery or magic.


A couple of days ago I met a woman visiting Marfa for some quiet time to work on her PhD in philosophy. We met at the gallery which gave me an opportunity to talk about my work with her and specifically about phenomenology, as I find that to be as useful a system as...

Signal v Noise

Sometimes I feel compelled to explain myself. This is one of those times and what compels me is the unquestioned assumption by many who when confronted by an object that requires only quiet contemplation demand the object have a story behind it. This, then, is an...

A few quotes

A painting is never finished – it simply stops in interesting places. Paul Gardner A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. Michelangelo All material in nature, the mountains and the streams and the air and we, are made of Light which has been spent;...