what keeps you inspired in your work

Art museum in Europe, particularly rooms dedicated to the Rococo period / materials - any time I have to go buy glass or pigment, get a fancy new brush or sharpen my pencil.

nature: does it inspire your work?

I'm interested the remarkable and super weird things that nature produces, especially in the mineral and rock world - nature holds incredible power and wisdom.

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describe what you do

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Lauren Spencer King

Los Angeles, CA

Artist and Meditation Teacher

laurenspencerking.com / fieldofstudy.com

" I'm interested the remarkable and super weird things that nature produces, especially in the mineral and rock world - nature holds incredible power and wisdom."

a place you love

a book

The Pavilion for Japanese Art at LACMA.

"Painting beyond Itself: The Medium in the Post-medium Condition".

"Autobiography of Red" by Anne Carson.

" I love its soft geometry.

And somehow the coat seems to have magical powers, as if it's some kind of amulet for protection"

I think anything can be ritualized, recently I have been ritualizing my computer work.

a practice, a ritual, a routineh

In both I think the most important thing is to just show up and to work as hard as you can.

relationship between workh

and spiritual practice

It reminds me of my favourite Ad Reinhardt black square painting, with its subtle shifts in color and texture. I love its soft geometry. And somehow the coat seems to have magical powers, as if it's some kind of amulet for protection.

diamond kimono

On Being's "Falling Together" with Rebecca Solnit, we need more thinkers and voices like hers in this world.

I also love her writing.

a podcast

Lauren

Wears a Diamond Kimono from the AW16 collection

 

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by Claire Cottrell

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Yvonne Rainer, I recently watched her film "The Man Who Envied Women" (1985), I was blown away.

3. Lento (Cantabile semplice) from "La Grande Bellezza".