Chicago: an artist on vacation

Wandering the rooms of the Chicago Art Institute. An artist on vacation. Art ancient and modern. Art. Art. art art art art. ART.

Stopping. Reflecting. Moving. Reading looking watching.

observing seeing remembering thinking feeling


ceramic indigenous photographic asia rome neolithic america paint islamic contemporary european sculpture africa

Gauguin: artist as alchemist led me there. Yet, exquisite displays of Chinese writing on turtle shell from the second millennium BC linger, with waves of art from everywhere, before and now, silently heard.