Monday, December 21, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

TREES OF KNOWLEDGE AND ETERNAL LIFE



GNOSIS TREE
16"x16" etching

The tree of "knowledge"
Arms represented as hippocampal neurons
26 arms, 2+6=8
8 octopus arm roots
Apple of Discord
Background text:
"The kingdom is spread out upon the earth, and men do not see it." Gospel of Thomas




TREE AD INFINITUM
16"x16" etching

Tree of “eternal” life
26 arms, 2+6=8
8=4 cardinal directions+4 intermediate directions
Tree arising from earthly side/torso
Ouroborus 8 snake, Vita Somnium Breve
Background text:
“That which is above is from that which is below, and that which is below is from that which is above” The Emerald Tablet


Wednesday, June 17, 2009

and a great darkness overcame the city...



and a great darkness overcame the city...

6" x 12" etching

"... since a three-dimensional object casts a two-dimensional shadow, we should be able to imagine the unknown four-dimensional object whose shadow we are."
Marcel Duchamp




Tuesday, March 3, 2009

he buried his soul beneath the ground so he could walk the earth freely, only to discover it had grown to a tree that he could not climb




i think this may be the start of a new (re)direction, inspired by past ideas, new visions, william blake and some other stuff.



Monday, January 12, 2009

primetime prime rib


primetime prime rib

acrylic & ink on TV dinner tray