Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Dreams and art

Earthquakes, hospitals on fire, lunch dates gone askew. My dreams lately are almost as disorienting as the nights of insomnia which precede them.

The tumultuous times are perfectly summed up in this painting by Hokusai, and this article by Jason Farago from August is a lovely deep dive into my favorite of the "Thirty-six Views of My. Fuji."

The mountain is a gesture; the wind and chaos are solid and undeniable. Yes.