Researching Sister Corita Kent's artwork recently, we found this image & quote from the Vatican Two instigator and reformer Pope John 23 (1958-1963).
A skew second to the open spirit of that statement, nonetheless noted, was the pun-ish play between guard and garden.
From there to thoughts of the observer ("I like to watch") and projection-space 'Chauncey Gardiner' in Being There.
Yesterday, reading the following description of the National Gallery of Victoria by a former NGV guard rang that same odd sense of right and wrong delight.
"I can't even walk into the NGV anymore … it's lost its reputation for me and I consider it now to be like an illegal sweatshop."
A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/
someone looks at something...