Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

FRANCE MY LOVE / surrealism, cinema & blood

+GRATITUDE+
>for your kind messages ref. our presentation<
>at sdsu….it was a profound experience for<
>marianne & …i shall always remember it< !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+TOM DAVIS+
>environ design alumnus of 1974..  grad 78,<
>sent me another of his impressive research< 
>papers. this one "the evolution of french<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>>/ TOM DAVIS)+
>arts" relates to our french family history< 
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+GENETIC MEMORY+
>is a powerful facet of life that each of us is<
>guided by and i have enjoyed very much<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>/ GENETIC MEMORY)+
>as it has galvanized much of my oeuvre<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+PARIS, FRANCE+
>is a fantastic city that lives and breathes art.<
>that is filled with an amazing art history &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>/ PARIS FRANCE)+
>i can understand why clarence opted to<
>be buried in its pere lechaise cemetery<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 >parisian french was spoken by our parents<
>and the cavaroc heritage in bordeaux was<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ CAVAROC MEMERE)+
>a vital factor in our mothers view of life<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>egypt & sumeria was vital in our families<
>vision of world history and this pendent<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>/ SUMERIAN UFO+)
>of ancient sumeria illustrating their ufo<
>et interface would be much treasured<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >scholarship was important in our home as<
>was devinition and our cavaroc "memere"<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY+
+MARVELOUS BOOKSHOP)+
>taught us to read in a french history book<
>of louisiana at the tender age of four<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >as seen in ancient reliefs of sumeria, egypt, <
>france & the maya the dna "tree of life" was<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/MEROVINGIAN DNA)+
>important to a cosmic perspective of history<
>(rennes le ch√Ęteau meroving. manuscripts)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >all of my creative life in the arts can be<
>traced to our family history in france &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ ARTIST ARCHITECT)+
>louisiana where it is deeply ingrained<
>artist robt. delaunay playing vital role<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ ROBERT DELAUNAY)+
>synchronistically de launay derived<
>from famed french regal de aulnay<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MARIANNE & I SAW DELAUNAY'S+
>(i have written about dave fobes<
>& my links w/ delaunay circles<
>via cosmic symbology circles)<
+CIRCLES @ S.D. MUS. ART TODAY+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the de ray castle at "ray sur saone" france is<
>near besancon where charles nodier, victor<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>/ ADELE FOUCHER)+
>hugo and adele foucher (his wife) were a<
>living reflection of strong templar history<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the famed poussin painting "shepherds of<
>arcadia" was hidden by louis xiv because<
>of merovingian dna but col. de gruy our<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>/ DUKE de BRIENE)+
>ancestor (related to briene duke) saw &
>told to duke de briene to purchase it<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>deep in the soul of cosmic consciousness<
>& the roots of templar architecture with<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>/ GOLDEN MEAN)+
>leonardo da vinci & lecorbusier stars<
>the "golden mean" shines brightly<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >"nature is our best guide" was my advice to<
>environ design students & biomorphics, such<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+BIOMORPHIC STRUCTURE)+
>as this magnificent anemone, are treasures<
>of inspiration for many future generations<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >it is illuminating to comprehend a perspective<
>of one's family history as in this case of the<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY / +
+ADMIRAL, DUKE de BRESSE)+
>duke de bresse who took power of savoy<
>lands, castles and navy w/ templar ships<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+LOUISE de SAVOY+
>daughter of admiral, duke de bresse became<
>the mother of french king francois I, who<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY / +
+VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER)+
>was educated w/ gruy at the french court<
>both working to bring davinci to france<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^t
 >the architect, st bernard de clairvaux, master<
>of sacred geomancy architecture w/ orient<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+TEMPLAR ARCHITECTURE)+
>forest knights templar degruy family links<
>was the most brilliant man of his epoch<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in 1996 when i came down w/ malaria after<
>an exhibition in brazilia, i retired from the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ METAPHYSICAL ART)+
>teaching duties at sdsu & turned myself<
>to >metaphysical graphics< in binders<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the metaphysical graphics have made use of<
>much research into our family french history<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ ARCADIAN SETTINGS)+
>and the photography of key arcadian loci<
>found w/ gruy related castles & chateau<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+>"MEDITERRANIAN ARCADIA"<+
+HAS BEEN MY CLASSROOM &+
>(it has never failed me in<
>finding nirvana on earth)<
+STUDIO FOR MANY YEARS of+
+TRANSCENDENT RESEARCH+
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa,  architect
professor emeritus, sdsu





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