Untitled (black and white photograph)

Y Pues Nada

June 19, 2022 Paul Politis 0

“We have not chosen this time. We cannot help it if we are born as men of the early winter of full Civilization, instead of […]

Crown (black and white photograph)

Crown

June 10, 2022 Paul Politis 2

From The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron: “For most of us, the idea that the creator encourages creativity is […]

Wonderful Ghost (black and white photograph)

That elusive wonder

December 18, 2021 Paul Politis 2

“Wonder, and its expression in poetry and the arts, are among the most important things which seem to distinguish men from other animals, and intelligent […]

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Balancing chaos

June 21, 2021 Paul Politis 0

“It’s very spiritual because you’re suddenly seeing the coherence and the interconnectedness of everything — left to right, top to bottom, front to back. It’s […]

Birds on Rooftop (black and white photograph)

Birds on a rooftop

June 17, 2021 Paul Politis 6

“Complete isolation — that is what the Outsider is driving at. He knows that, if he could only achieve it, there is a completely different […]

Two Rooms (black and white photograph)

Out of nothing

June 1, 2021 Paul Politis 0

To me, one way of looking at this odd building is as some strange creature peering out over the makeshift wooden fence. It’s not threatening […]

Insight (black and white photograph)

Mirrors and Windows

January 4, 2021 Paul Politis 0

Recently I’ve been thinking about John Szarkowski‘s idea of photographs as either windows or mirrors. It’s interesting to think of one’s own work and the […]

Made of Glass (black and white photograph)

Hope/Faith

January 1, 2021 Paul Politis 0

Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that […]