Tag Archives: Creative Process

Thinking about Wallace Stevens….

     “What is the poet’s subject?  It is his sense of the world.  The truth is that a man’s (one’s) sense of the world dictates his subjects to him, and that this sense is derived from his personality, his … Continue reading

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No. 6: Meditation

“We’ve got to be as clear-headed about human beings as possible, because we are still each other’s only hope.” James Baldwin

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Explorations (III): And What About These?

In the studio, there are images that I return to over and over. They have become an elemental part of my visual vocabulary and even if I don’t understand exactly why I so readily turn to them, I sense that … Continue reading

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Explorations (II) The Ekphrastic Poem

  The Train—Meudon, 1928   Hangs suspended in time at the edge of the picture frame, its smoke trailing east, following the engine’s glide along the line of the high bridge— over the river, over treetops, concrete, and oxen— over … Continue reading

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Explorations (I): “Breath & No Breath”

After a nine month hiatus, I’ve decided to try a fresh approach, an approach which will bring together an exploration of the processes I engage in when working in the studio or at my desk. If I dig deeply enough … Continue reading

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