Visiting Gestalt  

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Visiting Gestalt
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Teaching means to show a person that something is possible.
Frederick Salomon Perls

A thousand plastic flowers don't make a desert bloom. A thousand empty faces don't fill an empty room.
Frederick Salomon Perls

Gestalt Prayer
I do my thing and you do yours.
I am not in this world to live up to your expectations,
And you are not in this world to live up to mine.
You are you, and I am I.
And if by chance we find each other, then it is beautiful.
If not, it can't be helped.
Frederick Salomon Perls, Gestalt Therapy Verbatim

Us And Them, Pink Floyd

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EDIT: For some clarification, here is a definition of Gestalt from Wikipedia

Gestalt psychology - Wikipedia
Gestalt psychology or gestaltism (German: Gestalt [[ɡəˈʃtalt] "shape, form") is a philosophy of mind of the Berlin School of experimental psychology. Gestalt psychology is an attempt to understand the laws behind the ability to acquire and maintain meaningful perceptions in an apparently chaotic world.


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03/21/18 8:04 AM GMT
To me, this has the appearance of some futuristic architecture, perhaps a museum or art gallery, with all kinds of interesting caverns and portholes to view the objects on display...while others may see something different, there's no doubt it is intriguing to view with all its' lines, angles, and color...I also like your quotes and have always liked Pink Floyd...superb creation, John, and a fave for me.
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I thought yesterday was supposed to be the first day of the rest of my life but it turns out today is. (Steve Martin)
03/21/18 10:27 AM GMT
Perhaps I am seeing what is not there but I see faces and parts of a person that are constricted into the wrong form - angles and straight lines due to trying to conform to what is expected instead of going with the flow.There is a person carrying a big burden.
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
03/21/18 10:48 AM GMT
Fragmented metal looks the part...R.
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I wish I was a Glow Worm, a Glow Worm's never glum, 'cause how can you be grumpy, when the sun shines out your bum?
03/21/18 12:44 AM GMT
John, intriguing and very beautiful work, but I can't tell you exactly, in spite of narrative and title, what it represents.
Referring to the above comments, I see that I am the only one who is affected by this problem so far.
Perhaps I'm food for psychologists. I don't hope, however, that any psychologist comes to the conclusion that I have a complex, ☺ .

Edit: thanks John, for adding some clarification to your narrative. Helpful and appreciated!
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03/21/18 5:49 PM GMT
The visual aesthetics are beautiful, but I must admit from there on, it is too deep for me. Once all the parts become one, I might get it. I admire your work and how you mind works Strad.


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
03/21/18 8:58 PM GMT
Superbly done, I like this one a lot, kudos my friend. tigs=^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
03/21/18 10:27 PM GMT
Does look like a very interesting steel work and colours - another fantastic creation and keep them coming
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03/21/18 10:32 PM GMT
Great colors and wonderfully crafted 3-D imaging!!
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03/22/18 8:29 AM GMT
Well, John, if your creations aren't a philosophy of mind, of experimental psychology, then I'm nonplussed, because yours are in that limited category here that really make the wheels in my head twist and turn, seeing something different in them every time I look at them. Considering that I'm 64 and am already misplacing things, keeping my mind intact and functioning is a good thing. Your abstract fractals could be considered a limited treatment for memory loss (perhaps even alzheimer's?).

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03/24/18 9:36 AM GMT
Well done John almost 3D like it.

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The reason why the sun sets in the evening is because it wants to see the sunrise in the morning. I rise in the morning because I want to see them both. RvdB
03/26/18 3:18 PM GMT
Almost want to reach inside and put the pieces together, amazing depth and colors here.
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