Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

HARVEST OF THE CREOLE CHILD ( radiant and poignant )

>the Vieux Carre was a perfect<
>milieu to build environments<
>rich in Organic Alchemy<
>powers of Genetic Memory were an<
>alchemical essence to feed ones<
>architecture and graphics the media<
>to my first wife Marian who was the<
>beloved mother of our 3 children<
>and vital companion to this<
>intense creative period<

                                                      +ANCESTRAL CEMETERIES+
                                                  >with radiant pyramids always visible<
                                                      >reminders of our egyptian links<
                                                                  +FAMILY RUINS+
                                                   >the Delord Sarpy Plantation House in<
                                                     >the heart of New Orleans was a ruin<
                                                          >when i was a Tulane student<
                                                 >the same ancestral house sold to the<
                                                         +MARQUIS LAFAYETTE+
                                                      >in the nola lower garden district<
                                                          >(google my earlier essays)<

                                                           +COLLAGE GRAPHICS+
                                                   >became my mediam of expression of<
                                                       >the Creole Ruins as fertile soil<
                                                           +JUNGLE RADIANCE+
                                             >in this case the new orleans jungle is taking<
                                                   >back the creole urban garden in the<
                                                         >heart of the old French city<

                                                         (>this image was lost i shall<
                                                                >send it separately<)
                                                              +RADIANT COLOR+
                                                  >of the Tropic Syndrome became my<
                                                   >focus in the old Vieux Carre of our<
                                                               >CREOLE MILIEU+
                                                   >French Holographic Genetic Vision<

                                                           +TULANE UNIVERSITY+
                                                  >was the milieu of my graduate work<
                                                     >this painting my parting gift was<
                                                               +COSMIC VISION+
                                                         >hung on its side because of<
                                                           >the available study space<

>my beloved wife seen here with me in our<
>apartment was inspiration for whatever<
>creative work i could ever muster<
>fills my heart as i look back on this<
>crucial time in a creative life<
>on this creative work was a toll<
>on my family and i am sad<
>as i look back on this<
(>google this event of<
>psychic power<)
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu     

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