04 October 2009

I miss the Southwest, especially in October.

"He did not paint green trees and lakes or the things we would consider pretty landscapes. What we find are intriguing empty landscapes that allow us to go into them and dwell mentally and think and ponder."


kaye said...

what a lovely quote. I think that's why I like living in the desert, it gives me room to think.


Mmmm...I like the light in this work and the sense of endlessness!

virginia said...

it took me a very long time to appreciate the ocean after all those years in the desert.

if you click on "author and art historian", you can read further about Dixon.

Jones wrote the book, and it was published in conjunction with an exhibit at brigham young university, in 2000.

"Before you can blame an individual for their choices, you have to make sure they have the same choices as everyone else."

Bix , the fanatic cook.