Posts Tagged “Ad Astra”

“ad astra”

01.13.2009  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd

Martin Puryear, Brunhilde, 1998-2000; Cedar and rattan. Collection the artist; © 2007 Martin Puryear; Photo Richard P. Goodbody

One of the things I love about art is the relief I feel, when looking, from having to always think in language. This leaves me a bit at odds with the demands of a day job — in an art museum no less — that requires at least some amount of thinking through writing. I often take walks into the galleries to catch my breath, & to rest by walking, looking, and seeing. Of late the best rest has come in the fi... More