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Father daughter family portrait by Steve Veatch
Father And Daughter
Sumi, egg tempera, ink on paper
12 x 9

Robert Hughes, stick in the mud, vain but good writer that he was, also was mostly right in saying something to the effect of "All art is autobiographical."

I am glad to get away, far away, from those times. We are born as if a bell, and rung well or badly or some combination. The ringing persists through life to our last breath.

As I move into the future and understand more and drift further, the ringing attenuates.