“Red Line”, Graphite, oil on Mylar, 24″ x 36″

“…But the American partiality to myths of redemption and damnation remains one of the most energizing, most seductive aspects of our national culture. What we have left of Whitman’s discredited dream of cultural revolution are paper ghosts and a sharp-eyed witty program of despair.

“On Photography” Susan Sontag