Listen, you pour your heart out in bursts of dazzling red, yellow, white, emerald, cobalt and orange, and you gotta recharge, see?
The dark spectrum absorbs. You walk around with the black look, you're a portable blackboard, drinking in, enduring all the emotional assaults, to be strained through your sensibilities, mixed with your memory and reflected back to the world with all the technique at your command.
And we thought the art scene blackout was just a fashion. Students and patrons at the recent Pasadena Art Center of Design's art sale on Colorado Boulevard set us straight.