Category Archives: Fire

Trial by Fire

The idea of a trial by fire has captured human imagination from mythic days.  This excerpt from Mozart’s Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) shows Tamino and his love Pamina undergoing trials by fire and water.  While I advise not attending too closely … Continue reading

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the Light Paintings of Stephen Knapp

Two  falls I visited the Hyde Museum in Glenn Falls, New York.  What a delightful seduction awaited me: the light paintings of Stephen Knapp. These consist of various shapes of glass slabs, two suffused together with a thin layer of color … Continue reading

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