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A long and memorable interview with James Turrell anchors this issue. As a child his grandmother told him to go inside and greet the light, and he did, bringing its fundamental mystery to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. This is an issue about seeing. Jane Rosen and Kathleen Cramer contribute fresh work. Juan Rodriquez writes about his experience of being an art guard at the Met. And we talk with one of our favorite artists of all, Jim Campbell, whose poetic and brilliant work illuminates the edges what we can know.


Issue# 2               May 1999

Greeting the Light

Table of Contents

from the editor, Richard Whittaker

Conversation with James Turrell

Visionary Drawings: Theophile Bra

Conversation with Jim Campbell

What is Art For?
100 Artists. William T. Wiley's and 
Mary Hull Webster's Exhibit

Indigo Animal by Rue Harrison

On Seeing:
Nicholas Hlobeczy

Photography: Tim Goodman
"Sorry Paradise," "Rancho Deserta"

A Class with Jane Rosen

Walter Gabrielson, Dixon Schneider

Juan Rodriguez
"I was a Gallery Guard at the Met"

Kathleen Cramer: "I Touch Art"

Wong Yan Kwai
"Dust is in the Eye of the Beholder"

Kathleen Cramer "Seven Sunsets"

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