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Just a Thought

His friend, ex-accountant turned Tahitian layabout artist Paul Gauguin, suggested something radical. Why not paint something … from memory? Just once, instead of painting what you’re actually looking at, render an artwork through the prism of recollection. What newer, emotional … Continue reading

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The Number 23

Years ago one of my friends said he wanted to talk to me after I saw this movie so that we could discuss what the hell the movie was about. I’m pretty sure I don’t know. I’m pretty sure I … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

Vincent Van Gogh was a “tormented genius” the way Jimi Hendrix was a “guitar player.” I remember, reading Stephen King’s On Writing, when he said something about how “your art needs to be a function of your life, not the … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

This is starting to sound like science fiction. Am I just making up a self-serving hypothesis as a form of self-defense? Maybe it’s just that I’ve gone crazy. I see my own mind as perfectly normal, as free of distortion. … Continue reading

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Black Swan

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