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Saturday Dec 07, 2002

Muzak or Mozart

What is Art?

The answer in the broadest brushstroke is this: It’s all art.

The art I am talking about is art from the soul. Once the soul is found, the form follows—painting, music, dance, literature, and so on. Isn’t all art from the soul? No. Muzak is not Mozart.

Let me tell you about the piano man.

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Friday Nov 29, 2002

A House is Not a Home

One of the most powerful feelings is that of feeling at home, a place where we belong. Home is not merely physical space; it is everthying connected with that space and all that the senses perceive and associate with it.

I have met artists who couldn’t work unless certain conditions were met. Let’s take one well-known artist who lived in California. I had met his mistress, an art critic, at a party.

She told me me how he worked.

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Sunday Nov 10, 2002

In Search of the Next Big Thing

Fads have nothing to do with art that comes from the soul; art from the soul endures because it is alive. Not all such artists are known, nor are all remembered. They create and leave the rest to posterity.

The true artist knows that living takes place in the present moment, and that the present moment is the mind of God, the Creator.

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Friday Nov 08, 2002

Lure of the Trade Winds

“I have come to an unalterable decision—to go and live forever in Polynesia. Then I can end my days in peace and freedom, without thoughts of tomorrow and this eternal struggle against idiots.”

—Paul Gauguin, 1894

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