Etchings in the Sand…

Thoughts and Photos from the Desert…

Seeing the Art Objects…

“While drawing a rock I learn nothing about rocks, but let this particular rock reveal its rockyness. While drawing grasses I learn nothing about grass, but wake up to the wonder of this grass and its growing, to the wonder that there is grass at all.”

– Frederick Franck

The Zen of Seeing 

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One response to “Seeing the Art Objects…

  1. suburbanlife May 11, 2007 at 5:01 am

    The peculiarity of truly seeing is the awareness of the constant strangeness of all things within one’s ken; each occasion for seeing can be a brand new experience. The sound that accompanies the taking in of constantly renewing phenomena is “Ahhhh…”, not “Aha” (or the “Eureka” sound). This magic is what makes living so precious to me.

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