The painter’s eye attends to birth and death
Together, seeing a single energy
Momently manifest in every form,
As in the tree the growing of the tree
Exploding from the seed not more or less
Than from the void condensing down and in,
Summoning sun and rain.
[Rudolf Arnheim, Art and Visual Perception, A Psychology of the creative Eye, 50th anniversary printing, ISBN: 978-0-520-24383-5, Dynamics, p.413]