“music in the kitchen is an essential ingredient!” Thomas Keller, chef
“What’s so astonishing about not understanding? There are so many things in art, beginning with art itself, that one doesn’t understand. A painter doesn’t see everything that he has put in his painting.” Henri Matisse, French, painter
Super Synchronicity: Where Science and Spirit Meet by Gary E. Schwartz As soon as this book came out, I knew I had to read it and I’m glad I did. I’ve written about synchronicities before and they are sometimes very active in my life, and at other times- not so much. But always, […]
A reading of Eliot’s early poem Sylvia Plath once said that she thought anything should be able to be used in a poem, but she couldn’t imagine a toothbrush in a poem. Yet at the end of ‘Rhapsody on a Windy Night’, T. S. Eliot had used the toothbrush as a way of hinting at […]
One of my favorite art pieces of JP, this piece reminds me of his amazing musical talent. I think I did this in 2013 and it’s by my front door. The materials and process of this art went as follows: watercolor washes were placed on Arches text wove (it holds up well to water mediums), […]
“It’s strange to be here. The mystery never leaves you.” ~John O’Donohue from Anam Cara We must learn to acknowledge that the creation is full of mystery; we will never entirely understand it. We must abandon arrogance and stand in awe. We must recover the sense of the majesty of creation, and […]
Originally posted on Art of Quotation: “Art cannot be understood by the intellect.” — Marcel Duchamp, French, American, painter, collagist, sculptor ?