The resemblances of these two drawings, one from two day's ago and yesterday's, begs me to ask about amnesia. I forget and I remember, then I forget again. This rotation of remembered ideas is useful. All is new if one forgets the past. Surprise is one of the great animators to living the good life. Both drawings play against a white ground, like forms silhouetted by a bright sky. More important to me is spatial navigation. The drawing from two days ago is shown for the second time; it has been updated — this is state 2. It is better than state 1; the spatial force is stronger. A simple change was made: The intersection of the cross-like form connects in a different manner than in the original. I felt this idea needed further exploration. Yesterday's drawing sprung from this query; it immediately followed the fix of the drawing from 10/8/2019. Amnesia was partially at work; I did not wish this. Residue in the mind becomes the element of the question that is answered in the newest work. I would not have followed this path if I had remembered my intentions for that day. I had intended to risk everything, to surprise myself without questioning, simply going for new answers. I failed, but I succeeded by makings a drawing different than I had imagined upon my entering the studio. The best path is found if one steps without knowing exactly where one goes.
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