Video: Art for Healing Series

Dr. Diamond Discusses His Artwork

Dr. Diamond shows some of his therapeutic artwork and outlines his approach to its making.


Art as Deliberate Spontaneity

Dr. Diamond discusses his healing artwork in relation to the Zen concept of “Deliberate Spontaneity.”


Painting and Direct Transmission

Dr Diamond discusses his therapeutic artwork in relation to the Buddhist concept of Direct Transmission, the very essence of Zen teaching.


Art and the Ephemeral

Dr. Diamond discusses the idea of ephemerality in relation to art.



Paintings as Koans

Dr. Diamond relates his artwork to the Buddhist concept of a koan, a “leap to a world beyond words and logic.”