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John Barton: A Certain Mathematics

John Barton: A Certain Mathematics

Nov 29, 2019-- As children, we naturally make art out of our lives. We paint with our fingers, color fantasies with crayons, build living room pillow forts, and dance and hum as we walk. Jim Barton, though, has continued his art-making through his adult life -- transforming decaying tree stumps, junkyard wooden doors, and scrap wood into mystical carvings, giant buddhas, and elegant salmon soaring into the sky. In this conversation, this logger-turned-sculptor describes the lucidity, magic, adversity, and adventure that comes with living a life of art. (1740 reads)


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