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GROWTH.

2021 growth minimalism process story truth

GROWTH.

  My latest piece - first piece of 2021 - is called "Growth".  I had started it as a project that initially had several images, multiple collages, and was even going in the direction of doing a Triptych for the three interconnected phrases. I kept laboring over it but nothing made sense. Nothing communicated what I needed it to.  I've learned recently however, that removing items is what helps me more, not adding them. So as I was stuck in this process pickle, I thought I'd apply this technique to this print. I took elements out. Then I kept taking...

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What is this quintessence of dust?

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What is this quintessence of dust?

"I have of late, wherefore I know not, lost all of my mirth. And indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame here seems to me a sterile promontory. This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'er-hanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire. Why, it appeareth nothing to me but a foul and pestilent congregation of vapors. What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculties! How like an angel in apprehension, how like a God! The beauty of the world, paragon of animals!...

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