First encountered a Spencer Finch light installation at the Hort family's home in Manhattan in 2010. I fell in love with his work then; interplay of color, light and environment. He has been an inspiration ever since. Finch's work can be seen this summer at Turner Contemporary, 9/11 Memorial Museum, Morgan Library and many other locations.
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"The sense of self, strengthened by art and architecture, also permits us to engage fully in the mental dimensions of dream, imagination and desire. Buildings and cities provide the horizon for the understanding and confronting of the human existential condition. Instead of creating mere objects of visual seduction, architecture relates, mediates and projects meanings. The ultimate meaning of any building is beyond architecture; it directs our consciousness back to the world and towards our own sense of self and being..." (13) I am truly going to enjoy this book.
1) the person that someone normally or truly is
2) a particular part of your personality or character that is shown in a particular situation
3) the personality or character that makes a person different from other people: the combination of emotions, thoughts, feelings, etc., that make a person different from others
[First known use 13th century]
This is my timeline of thought; a compilation of reminders, questions, inspiration and current events all which affect my creative energy. This blog intends to help strengthen my creative process and reassure my artistic self of a consistency in thought and familiar topics. [Definitions from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary]