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I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality. ---->>>

I paint to rest from the phenomena of the external world-to pronounce and to make notations of its essences with which to verify the inner eye. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-28, 1910
Birthplace: Fox Valley, Oregon
Die: 05-05, 2001
Occupation: Artist

Morris Graves (1910–2001) was an American painter. He was one of the earliest Modern artists from the Pacific Northwest to achieve national and international acclaim. His style, referred to by some reviewers as Mysticism, used the muted tones of the Northwest environment, Asian aesthetics and philosophy, and a personal iconography of birds, flowers, chalices, and other images to explore the nature of consciousness (wikipedia)