have you ever stopped to just look at a mailbox, a tree, or your desk lamp? to watch all the different colors and light and shadows? subtle shades of dark and tones of color bounced from another object start to come out (i really dig the blue shadows of snow). i knew that's what this artist saw, and i looked at a few landscapes for a long time, following the variations in color in the different brush strokes, to see some of what he was seeing after sitting there for hours.
earlier that day, kristin and i were out roaming a few blocks west of there, photographing "found typography." or anything that looked interesting. we did some more today, when we were waiting in line in the basement of ehT leonardo.
again, looking at things i probably wouldn't have looked at