Avram C. Alpert
Avram C. Alpert is a contributor to the Rail.
The Power of Intention: Reinventing the (Prayer) Wheel brings together contemporary artists making work about intention, belief, and prayer with historical prayer wheels and related images from the history of Himalayan arts.
In his now mostly forgotten work, The Philosophy of As If (1911), Hans Vaihinger argued that much of our mental life is taken up not by provable propositions, but by as if stories that we construct to make sense of our experience.
Luke Stettners current exhibition at Kate Werble Gallery, ri ve rr hy me sw it hb lo od, is a heavy show. I do not use the word heavy lightly.