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A Painting and some Rilke for Today

through beauty and courage it will be revealed 30 x 30 in, oil on canvas

Here is a new painting I will be showing at artwalk this Friday at Kat Schneider Gallery. These words are my new philosophy.

If we only arrange our life in accordance with the principle which tells us that we must always trust in the difficult, then what now appears to us as the most alien will become our most intimate and trusted experience. How could we forget those ancient myths that stand at the beginning of all races, the myths about dragons that at the last moment are transformed into princesses? Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage.–Rilke

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