9/11 Memorial_Can Everything You See Be Beautiful?

There is so much resilience and creativity in the human spirit; in its ability to achieve and create beauty out of chaos.  
Seeing some of the pictures of the 9/11 memorial made me think of this quote by Otto Dix that I read while viewing his painting Die Skatspieler in Berlin.
He said:  "I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful."
Looking toward and thinking of you New York this week and in a way, always. 

Self Portrait with World Trade Center Tridents


Here's the link to the NY Times article about the opening: 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/14/arts/design/sept-11-memorial-museum-at-ground-zero-prepares-for-opening.html?ref=arts&_r=0 









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