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We find ourselves contemplating the environment in issue #12.directly and indirectly. The word sustainability comes up. As Sam Bower put it during a panel discussion at the Berkeley Art Center a couple of weeks ago, We'd like to stick around. [more]
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'I imagine we all start as similarly talented and excited children, wanting to paint beautifully, to discover the face of God in a grain of sand and save the world. We come back from the ordeal of art school painfully aware of human fallibility and of the unequal distribution of wealth, talent, opportunity and pain.'
'The Chinese poet Chuang Szu wrote .two men don.t really get to know one another until they have eaten a pound of salt together.. The Arnold Shives I know is the result of many, many trips together climbing and now hiking in the mountains of the Coast range of BC. Its getting close to 50 years since we were 15.'