Saturday, December 20, 2014


Unfettered access to culture can foster the delusion that all expression possible exists now.

It is only among the utterly benighted that such abominable beliefs obtain. Renewal is as constant as the rise and fall of all things, and that which is thoroughly new falls late within the scope of the cultural "maven".

Friday, December 19, 2014


Art will not be reduced to monetary value. This is merely price, high or low.

Greater values are life and human freedom; neither can they be so reduced.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

With Reason

The Wise One wrote down his wisdom, and rode away from the city gates.

Meet every human need, and still it is not enough. It will never be enough.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014


It cannot be experienced until it is comprehended.

It cannot be comprehended until it is experienced.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Art Remains

Atmospheres are as subtle and interesting as the percipient is capable of understanding them.

The culture may indeed experience a failure of moral reason on a vast scale, and ultimately reach a nadir of emotional and intellectual vapidity of expression.

Nonetheless, the artist is tasked with a profound indifference, one equal to a singular vision.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Ornament and Illumination

Cast aside all ideas of music.

Consider sounds as elements of an art form that may be taken as purely decorative, yet possessing qualities of exceptional emotional, intellectual, and spiritual value, that, given their impressions upon the listener, might be considered instructive.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Expanding Moment

As events unfold, some are imposed upon the attention and others are arbitrarily ignored.

Intrinsic to these events are sounds in myriad proportions, rhythms other than the commonplace, and a broad spectrum of perceptions that are, for the greatest part, dismissed as having no relevance to the generally accepted narratives of life.

This does not render such events any less real, or any less valuable as an artist's creative resources.