We tend to forget how endlessly odd it is, but art is perhaps the most radical and radically weird way yet devised to imagine and depict our inner and outer worlds. Of this odd visualizing mechanism, no sub-category may be odder or more fantastical than art that posits an encyclopedic, grandiose, or otherwise complete cosmological system or world outlook. Once upon a time when I made art, I was working on an elaborate 25-year project involving abstract-symbolic-diagrammatic drawings and altarpieces based on the 100... More >>>