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The Kaleidoscope Bowl

The Kaleidoscope Bowl (top) ___________________ The Kaleidoscope Bowl (side) ___________________ The Kaleidoscope Bowl (bottom) ___________________ “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle _________________ Occasionally one picks up an item that doesn’t have much monetary value, and yet it feels as though it has vast psychic value. While on vacation in Sioux City, Iowa, I picked up such an item: a ceramic/pottery bowl at a thrift store that absolutely carries some kind of positive power – what,  I don’t know, just that I “feel” something coming from it. It’s very weird because I usually only feel such spirituality from rocks and mineral specimens (and people, of course). It was obviously done at the hand of child or a childlike person. While the young artist has a fine sense of color, the piece itself is not a wowzers in terms of its physical attributes and form. In fact, it’s a bit

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