By Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, edited by Keshavaram N. Iengar and Rama P. Coomaraswamy
Considerably enlarged variation of Coomaraswamy's Essays on Hinduism and Buddhism orig. released in 1943. comprises author's genuine revisions. States that Hinduism is the oldest of the surviving secret religions whose formulations are primarily just like these of Platoism, Christianity, Taoism and different conventional doctrines. States Buddhism isn't really a 'New' faith, yet fairly a reiteration, with diversified emphasis of teachings in historic Vedas.
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TIGHTROPE FIDDLER IS PART OF A SERIES OF MACHINES DESIGNED FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING MUSIC. 60 Varying sizes of viol body wheels could be designated for higher and lower notes, like bells in a bell choir. String lengths and weights would also vary accordingly, with cellos riding on longer heavier strings than violins. Because of inertia, cello-sized viol body wheels would move more slowly and require more positioning time between notes. Violin-sized viol body wheels would be more agile. Vibrato could be achieved by adding adjustable eccentric counterweights to the flywheel, causing the entire assembly to bounce slightly on the string, increasing and decreasing string tension.
How do you choose your subjects? Most of my collages begin with an intangible, overwhelming feeling that I then try to concretely represent. My collages are vast feelings caught in a visual second. The impulse originates from some pre-language, primordial place. Usually the idea/feeling lies dormant for a long time. I like to create because I am most at ease in a self-absorbed state and art is my most direct form of self-expression. It helps me affirm my identity, which I for so long did not understand.
36 What was the inspiration for this piece? This collage represents the paralyzing fear of being laid off. Finding and maintaining a job is difficult enough. Losing a job can feel like a death sentence. “ How do you choose your subjects? Most of my collages begin with an intangible, overwhelming feeling that I then try to concretely represent. My collages are vast feelings caught in a visual second. The impulse originates from some pre-language, primordial place. Usually the idea/feeling lies dormant for a long time.