Painting

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.

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Art as Deliberate Spontaneity

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

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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.

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Art and the Ephemeral

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

 

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Paintings as Koans

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