Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Glimpsed in Dark Dreams...

As in the case of archery, there can be no question but that these arts are ceremonies. More clearly than the teacher could express it in words, they tell the pupil that the right frame of mind for the artist is only reached when the preparing and the creating, the technical and the artistic, the material and the spiritual, the project and the object, flow together without break.”

The completed picture looks just as if the Master had guessed what Nature had glimpsed in dark dreams…”


Text: Eugen Herrigel’s
The Art of Archery