Post #6.6, Thursday, March 12, 2020

Art Note: This paper-cut-collage w/ink was inspired by a photo of an ancient bas-relief retrieved from Wikipedia, (and licensed for common use)  File: Nowruz Zoroastrian.jpg.  The English translation explaining – “the lion-bull combat in Persepolis” – has been variously interpreted, including as the symbol of the Nowruz (the Persian New Year’s Day) – the dayContinue reading “Post #6.6, Thursday, March 12, 2020”

Post #5.11 Ash Wednesday, February 26

Historical Setting: 562 C.E. “Oh No! Please. These ashes are sacred.”          A tidily attired aristocratic youth struts with the flourish of an elder’s authority; or maybe it is simply the pomp of naive privilege. His accent and manor are conspicuously Frankish.          “So you are young George, the one concerned over these ashes? I’mContinue reading “Post #5.11 Ash Wednesday, February 26”