|Malacanang Palace Museum|
Resting the mind can be accomplished by meditation, and also by artwork,
which allows the intuition to flow: the conscious mind recedes.
Meditation and artwork at their best complement each other,
and true things emerge.
|Pinto Gallery, Antipolo City|
In art museums and galleries, expect to see more slow looking and meditating.
When I see it I plan to respectfully stay quiet and let it happen: I may try it myself.
After all, for many of us, art galleries and museums are as close to church as we
architect who specializes in the design of places where people come together,
"the art museum has replaced the cathedral as the building type with the
greatest architectural, social, and spiritual significance in a community."
Professor of Art and Art History,
Mt. San Jacinto College
|Molave Abstract and Tiffany-style desk lamp|
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
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