Happened upon the Petit Musee online today.
"My work is anything but what I would call clean. Like me, it is subject to time. I like to look at work I've done twenty years ago and see the changes time has brought. Time has always been a preoccupation in my art. I include in my assemblages fossils, metals older than the solar system, strange symbols time has lost, and things of a recent past.
The artifacts made by humans are a puzzle. I have a great deal of trouble with the word natural. To me all that is created in the Universe is natural. I have no trouble with that, it's the "Why of it" that is the problem. I think of these things and do boxes, that to me represent a microscopic image of mind.
In the end it's all a throw away. Some day the Sun will Nova and all the artifacts will be gone. The remembrance of the history human or roach, equal to zero. A Universe now with no color, sound or shape, just being. Maybe ideas too, I have trouble with that, I can't fit them into the fundamental forces or find them in the electromagnetic spectrum. Conclusion: I don't know too much and like a child I still wonder and play...... "
More can be found here.
The Altar of Alter