Architecture orients us in the worldand inspires us to look deep into the nature of reality. The steel-beam Telescope (a shard of ancient suns) cuts through the Dante Monolith and sights the North Star.

In my work, I play what I call the “Visual Chess Game of Move & Meaning.” I coined the term “Move & Meaning” to describe the double-condition of every visual creation: simultaneously compositional and metaphorical. Simultaneously an abstract aesthetic system and a symbolic image system. Simultaneously a system of chess-like moves and countermoves deployed in accord with abstract game-theory—and a system of chess-like symbols (think knight, bishop, king) that triggers associational meaning. Go to page 2 of 7 >