BALD EAGLE /Alaska – “… This immense landscape has a unique ambivalence of threat and a feeling of superiority in breath-taking, overwhelming beauty. The person becomes a tiny part of this landscape, an unimportant, self-forgetting namelessness.
The eagles, circling high up in the sky, belong in this landscape, in whose being we see
a synonym for so much of our human desires and sensitivities: the wild, powerful freedom
and independence loftily overlooking everything, but also the inherent loneliness which is
the price for such pride.
I travelled for days by jeep and on foot through this giant nature, drawing, by myself at
night and only in this way able to perceive a piece of the truth of this country unprotected
There are moments of deep emotion in respect of creation which come from the same well
which feeds religiousness …”