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GC Myers- Imitatio

Imitatio– At the Principle Gallery

There is no surer way of evading the world than by Art; and no surer way of uniting with it than by Art.

–Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Maxims and Reflections

That Goethe guy sure knew some stuff, didn’t he?

I know that the aphorism above is a truth for myself.

Art, in all its many forms, takes me away from the world while also connecting me with it.

Art reveals my singularity in this world as well as my commonness.

Art centers me, keeps me from going too low or too high.

Art shows me what I am, what I am not, and what I might be.

Art gives me certainty when I need it and doubt when I need that.

Art supplies me with answers and questions. Beginnings and endings.

Art is a mighty thing, indeed.

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