Le beau parfum est celui qui nous procure un ‘choc’.
Albert York (1928-2009). From a New Yorker interview: “I think we live in a paradise. This is a Garden of Eden, really it is. It might be the only paradise we ever know, and it’s just so beautiful, with the trees and everything here, and you feel you want to paint it. Put it into a design. That’s all I can say. It’s been a rather trying business, this painting.”
Hudson was a dear friend to many. It was clear when he was alive, but it's even more so now that he's gone and people convey their experiences of him. What I'd like to share here is some of his spirit as reflected in the words he sent to me over the nearly two decades that I knew him and hopefully, to pass along some of his energy...