Great artists are blind to the traditional borders of creative endeavor. They don't yield to the exclusive canon built up over generations by craft's practitioners. Instead, they follow their muse, often tripping from one medium to the next to discover and declare their vision across a mutable palette of artistic tools. When an artist leaps the chasm from one kind of artistic expression to another, the artist's essence is revealed. Looking at two works in two different media by the same person allows us to strip away the formal elements of each artifact and find the threads that connect one to the other, and the pair to their creator.
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