Art



May 4, 2022

Hand of God

Ohio. Sunset: 8:30pm. There’s a waxing crescent moon, and I’m reading about God.

April 4, 2022

Violent Light

London. After six weeks here, I still find myself stopping in the street, stunned by how low the clouds hang on this island.

March 19, 2022

Believe

London. Sunset: 6:11pm. It was nice to believe in the future for a little while.

March 7, 2022

Evensong

Yesterday I saw the birthplace of William Blake, now a strip of concrete between an Indian restaurant and an expensive handbag store.

February 23, 2022

Teeth

London. A sunny Wednesday morning with highs in the 50s, the sun goes down at 5:30pm, and I’m recovering from an exhibition of Francis Bacon’s animal paintings.

October 21, 2021

Some Quiet

Mojave desert. Sunset: 6:02pm. A quiet day in the desert spent watching the shadows of the Joshua trees grow.

October 15, 2021

Ecco Homo

Sunset: 6:15pm. A sunny Friday with a high in the 80s, and it’s startling to see Christ looking so human, so plain.

October 13, 2021

Extension

Sunset: 6:18pm. A high of 70 degrees and 84% humidity. Spent a late night at the cemetery chapel, tending to the responses to After the End.

October 5, 2021

Respiration

Sunset: 6:30pm. Moon: New. My father would have turned 73 today.

February 10, 2021

Temptation

I’m attempting to read Gustav Flaubert’s The Temptation of Saint Anthony.

February 2, 2021

Devotional Image

She gave me the most magnificent gift: a small framed reproduction of my favorite painting.

October 17, 2020

Monument

I’m always captivated by Louise Nevelson’s monuments built from pieces of furniture painted black.