Life Force, Art, Technology and (Digging) Crystals | In Conversation with David Hults (Part 1)

Much is edited out in this first part of a December 2, 2020, conversation with David Hults of Alternative Life Guide due to our recording setting canceling out barking and aircraft while also silencing us. Some topics we discuss and display: Milky and Golden Arkansas quartz from David’s recent trip to Ron Coleman’s along withContinue reading “Life Force, Art, Technology and (Digging) Crystals | In Conversation with David Hults (Part 1)”

(My) art for (“alternative”) zen (school) students from “The Gateless Gate”

The words in this “art” are a mishmash of mostly these two translations of “Nansen Cuts the Cat in Two” from The Gateless Gate: The Gateless Gate by Ekai, called Mumon [PDF from consciouslivingfoundation.org] Nansen Cuts the Cat in Two Nansen saw the monks of the eastern and western halls fighting over a cat. HeContinue reading “(My) art for (“alternative”) zen (school) students from “The Gateless Gate””

Chinese, South and Southeast Asian Art at Minneapolis Institute of Art

I recently visited and pursued the Chinese, South and Southeast Asian Art collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Like most modern day museums, it’s browsable online for higher quality photos and descriptions. Singling out a collection piece for deeper investigation, the ‘Standing Bodhisattva’ by an unknown artist is particularly interesting. The Mia describes thisContinue reading “Chinese, South and Southeast Asian Art at Minneapolis Institute of Art”