These paintings, these sculptures and spin-offs from intimations that “once and future” is not an empty phrase, but the truth of individual being for everyone anywhere who is aware enough, awake enough.
Throughout my early life, schooling, marriages, motherhood, I would try some visual expression and then shy away from it. My vision was sure, my execution poor. In 1940, during my first widowhood, I began to pursue the needed skills. Techniques can be taught and mastered.
Meaning, if any, comes from soul, mind, heart.
Significance is nurtured by the quality of life.
The visual, the vision comes from the invisible.
–Emma Knowlton Lytle
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