Category Archives: after Sebald

Welcome to 2013


Art does not reproduce the visible but makes visible. – Paul KleeĀ  2012 brought many surprises but none as spectacular as a trip to Sweden to hunt down less than 100 photographs born during an 1897 ill-fated expedition to the … Continue reading

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Field Work – Chimayo

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Field Work – the wall outside Graceland

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Gustav Mesmer – models of his flying machines


The artist on his 80th birthday in Buttenhausen, Germany (1992). The holes in the wings were intentional. It was never his intention to build a flying machine that flies.

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Gustav Mesmer – inspiration and enigma

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