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“I read the news today, oh boy…” –Lennon-McCartney

Just as civilization’s light pollution washes out the stars at night, its noise pollution drowns out the celestial choirs.

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” –Lao-Tzu Read more

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“There are only two profound ways to reach enlightenment: Laugh by yourself, or get tickled.” —Saurabh Sharma

funny thingHumor’s way to life’s sweet spot climaxes in the laughter of insight.

“Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.” —Leo Rosten

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“Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.” August Hale

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The Art in the Everyday


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“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” ―Ray Bradbury

As if there were a shortage of litter, here we are spreading ‘Trash’ – a series by the longest-running recycler of refuse into art since Warhol’s fifteen minutes.

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol

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“Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” —George Bernard Shaw

In the beginning, the Old Master Painter hands the struggling artist a minimal palettethe dark, the light, the line, the shape, the primary colorsand says, Go forth and struggle!  

“The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.” —G. K. Chesterton  Read more

“By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall!” –John Dickinson

As the world continent rifted and drifted, so did life on the planet. Now we are beside ourselves.

“Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.” Woody Allen

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“Let me give you a wonderful Zen practice. Wake up in the morning… look in the mirror, and laugh at yourself.” —Bernie Glassman

As a penman mightier than swordsmen from Aramis to Zorro, I flatter myself to boast of my peerless prowess.

“The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.” Henri Bergson

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“in a world full of temporary things / you are a perpetual feeling.” ― Sanober Khan

  

We dedicate this Valentine video to…well, you know who you are.Art and video by Pierre Leduc. Song performed by Elvis Presley Read more

“Imagine an eye unruled by man-made laws of perspective, an eye unprejudiced by compositional logic, an eye which does not respond to the name of everything but which must know each object encountered in life through an adventure of perception.” –Stan Brakhage

    As we eye the stars, we see ourselves. It’s a matter of self-perception.

“It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see.” Anais Nin

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“We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.” –R.D. Laing

      Some participants in the human race are running late, others ahead of schedule.

“There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.” George Carlin

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“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” −Jean-Luc Godard

 How many of us are strangers to ourselves?

“People forget who they are; they always remain with an identity which is not the real self. It is just a projected self which does not exist, but they identify with this projected self appearance.” −Lobsang Tenzin Read more