A tree (watercolour) 8x8" sold
I always get a chuckle when folks discuss Existentialism. I remember when I was about nine years old finding a book in our overloaded bookshelf "Existentialism and Totalitarianism . Our "library" (this description I use quite loosely) was full of Maoism, Marxism, Leninism etc...Anthropology, Archeology, Psychology etc etc. Yes, at nine years of age I actually thumbed through them. I obviously did not understand those things at that time, however, later in life I understood much more about them.
I did know that I lived in a very different household than many people I knew.
This is confirmed when your parent allows you to view a Mark Prent exhibit when you are 12. It was a great experience even if it was a little gruesome. My contribution at nine years old to our again, "library" was taking out the dictionary and being a young artist at that time, drawing pictures in the margins beside the definitions. Oops!
But what makes me laugh when I just hear the word existential.... it reminds me of someone I knew a couple of years ago, that tried to throw that word out there to impress. I always think of him and smile. I said nothing when he said he "studied it".