Artist Jack Whitten's Favorite Things

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Artist Jack Whitten's Favorite Things

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“The pebbles are from a beach in Crete. At the base of the Samariá Gorge is a river that leads into the sea where the beach is covered with black pebbles. In 1969, I camped out there overnight for the first time. It’s a fantastic place. I went to Crete because of a tree in a dream. I knew I had to go to Greece and find this tree, and once I did I would carve it. I found the tree on the land of a man named Strati Troullinos. I had a very mystical experience. Strati gave me the crystal to the left. He came upon it as a young man…

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