Video: Painters Depicting the Yoni
Dr. Diamond discusses the tendency for painters, towards the end of their lives, to depict the Yoni, unconsciously seeing death as a return to the Great Mother. Another talk in the Art for Healing series.
See more videos by Dr Diamond on his YouTube channel.Read More »
“Why Reify the Content of Art?” We have a desire, a need, to anthropomorphize God – and similarly, although to a lesser degree, to reify the content of art. Read More »
“Should I Paint on the Canvas?” Look at that block of stone. Feel its spirit. Then ask yourself, Should it be sculpted? Read More »
“See Deeper by Viewing Upside Down” When I want to study the structure of a sufferer’s face, for this determines so much of his vitality, I have him lie down and I sit above the vertex of his head. Read More »
“The Healing Potential of Art” My deepest intention is that some day a sufferer, no matter how afflicted, will be able to look at a painting, at a photograph, and be instantly released from those chains and so be fully healed. Read More »
“Come Unto Me” “Come unto me”: the paper calls – and the brush smiles. Read More »
Video: Making Paintings for Healing Dr. Diamond discusses the development of his unique approach to making paintings for healing. Read More »
Video: Art as Metaverbal Communication An excerpt from opening lecture of Dr. Diamond's exhibit at the Katonah Village Library in Katonah, NY, July 2011. Read More »
Of course, I can be spontaneous, un-thinking, un-editing, when I paint. After all, I spent more than six years in daily psychoanalysis saying whatever came into my head: free association.
And I learned from this experience to trust my inner self, to give it its freedom. I came to Know that there was a Power that could heal me if I could just remove my ego restraints on It.Read More »