Like anything with inherent value, art is not lessened when presented outside of the marketplace.
"I see poetry as a path toward new understanding and transformation, and so I've looked at specific poems I love, and at poetry's gestures in the broadest sense, in an effort to feel and learn what they offer from the inside." ~ Jane Hirshfield
Close your eyes and count to sixty, then open your eyes and look at the abstract work above. What does it remind you of? How does it make you feel? What is its value?
Transformation is at the heart of our relationship with art...