I do not believe that we are in the centre of the world. It is possible that there are gods who do not relate to human. As an artist, I believe that it is possible to depict these forces.Anselm Kiefer
But desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it. TheLaurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman.
i am reading Satan Tango by Laszlo Krasznahorkai – Sebald had given it a remarkable review (& mebbe written more on him? if so i can’t find it) – it’s the book the Bela Tarr film is based on, & Krasznahorkai has worked with Tarr on quite a few projects.
it’s beautifully balanced. visceral and dreamy.
I am now resisting the urge to purchase everything he has written
Kiefer i think has chosen a path no longer available to anyone who follows art fashions and finance, he has created spiritual art. spiritual art is that art which words will not describe.
the mysteries of this here that which is within us and before us and above us and below us and around us and beyond us are not expanded on or revealed but given breath, light and further hidden