Acrylic on canvas
Custom float-mount framed in pine
30 x 24 x 1.5 unframed artwork size
31.5 x 25.3 x 2.25 inches framed
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I. The Search for the Bull
In the pasture of this world, I endlessly push aside the tall grasses in search of the bull.
Following unnamed rivers, lost upon the interpenetrating paths of distant mountains,
My Strength failing and my vitality exhausted, I cannot find the bull.
I only hear the locusts chirring through the forest at night. -Kuòān Shīyuǎn
The bull never has been lost. What need is there to search? Only because of separation from my true nature, I fail to find him. In the confusion of the senses I lose even his tracks. Far from home, I see many crossroads, but which way is the right one I know not. Greed and fear, good and bad, entangle me.
-Nyogen Senzaki/Paul Reps
Presentation of colors, the component pieces of our lives. Running in parallels, we cannot see how the pieces fit together rather than remain separate. We search for the “ox,” the path (teaching) that will lead us to enlightenment.