Archive for the ‘Archaeological Fragments’ Category

Goddesses, Empresses, and Femmes Fatales

Sunday, October 31st, 1993

For the ancient Greeks, theater was a Dionysian ritual, and in the amphithe­ater of Perg­amon, you can still feel that myth­ical inten­sity. The steep incline of the stone seats creates a tremen­dous focus of energy on the stage. When I stood at the center and sang, I felt my voice ampli­fied, sound waves vibrating in the air.

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The Starn Twins

Sunday, February 18th, 1990

It can be fright­ening, but that’s life,” said Doug. “Art is part of life,” said Mike. “It’s a real part — it’s the essence of life,” said Doug. “There’s no reason to make it perfect,” says Doug. “We want to show the phys­ical nature,” said Mike. “The phys­ical nature,” said Doug. “Of every­thing, but in partic­ular, Art,” said Mike.

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Kush: Lost Kingdom of the Nile

Tuesday, December 1st, 1981

Red Sea shells and polished stones from the pyramid tomb of Queen Khensa — “great of charm, great of praise, possessor of grace, sweet of love” — and other trea­sures from KUSH, Lost Kingdom of the Nile. A medi­ta­tion on Art, Time, and the ancient river.

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