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Backing into Abstraction

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Abstract: to remove, simplify, reduce, or extract something or, to consider a concept as in a nonphysical reality. Abstract: to reduce to an essence, to seek the quintessential aspect of something, to find a particular aspect of something as separate … Continued

Seashells and The Seashore

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Among our first primordial human passions was collecting sea shells for aesthetic, utilitarian and commercial purposes.  Across time and cultures seashells have played a role in art, commerce, religion, and our technology.  Let’s consider the aesthetics of seashells in painting … Continued