direct from the journal of artist Rick Burns
Art is meant to reach into the mind and caress the soul without being hindered by the rigid wall of false or flawed knowledge. Art, like language, allows us to see things that might otherwise escape consciousness. Unlike language, which divides
The impulse originates from the universal energy. The artist is the interpreter. If the work is done well, nothing is lost in translation. If the work falls short, it may either be the artist who has misread the energy or the work may be ahead of its time and we must catch up to the art. Regardless of anything, art emerges into the world and lives, for the most part, beyond the time-and-space of its origin.
written by: Rick Burns
Art, Culture, Unity and Soul