56. ALL ART IS RELIGIOUS ART. [Just added the following to "The Art Of Not Sucking" etc.] Long before I acquired even the faintest interest in modern art, I was down visiting my dad in Houston, hanging out with a college buddy, Andrew. We were both about twenty at the time. Looking for something to do, [...]
[buy print here...] So the Pope decided to resign today… I guess that’s not too surprising, even if a Pope hasn’t done it in 600 years. He was a very old man in ailing health, after all… I’m not Catholic, so I have no idea what this means for the Church as a whole. All [...]
[The "Hughtrain" cartoon, 2004] I’ve been seeing a pattern emerging. Here are some of the main ingredients: 1. That Marfa, Texas, one of the great Minimalist shrines in America is now a popular hipster destination spot. 2. One of my my favorite movies of recent years, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, which I’ve been raving about for [...]
[The Rothko Chapel, photo courtesy of Arch Daily] Long before I acquired even the faintest interest in modern art, I was down visiting my dad in Houston, hanging out with a college buddy, Andrew. We were both about twenty at the time. Looking for something to do, Andrew suggested we should go see the Rothko [...]
To celebrate the Mayan Apocalypse (or lack thereof), we’re doing this fun little crowdfunded t-shirt over on Teespring. You can support the project anytime in the next 7 days. After that, no Mayan Apocalypse t-shirt for you! [Disclaimer: gapingvoid assumes no responsibility for the world ending on December 21st. Just in case you were thinking [...]
What is possible? Well… I draw cartoons. And you do your thing… All are prayer to the same god, are they not? The trick is, of course, in teaching yourself how to see it as prayer, and not as meaningless toil. Godspeed.
["Love Without Harmony". Part of The "Love" Series etc.] [Today's guest post comes from Mark McGuinness.] Remember Yourself “Remember yourself always and everywhere.” These words were inscribed on the walls of the study house of the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man at the Château Le Prieuré, Fontainebleau-Avon, the home of the esoteric teacher [...]