Carmel Bay: "Robinson Jeffers' World" (32 color layer diptych set)
The view from the stone house and tower that California's great coastal poet, Robinson Jeffers, built by hand with boulders rolled up from the cove below. When he began building Tor House in 1916 there was not a dwelling on Carmel Point, just a rocky pasture with a view to Point Lobos and the vast Pacific. Jeffers' poems described towering clouds reflecting the sunset behind the point, or one dry September, the flames of the whole south coast burning. In the "Torchbearers' Race" Jeffers called the life of mankind a flame, "a flutter from darkness to darkness, across the bright hair of a fire": ... O flame, O beauty and shower of beauty, There is yet one ocean and then no more...
Killion's new DIPTYCH of Carmel Bay now available in matched sets. For more info see New Color Prints page.
Welcome! This website displays a growing catalogue of Tom Killion's Japanese-style wood block and lino-cut prints, including printing histories for all images and books, current availability and price direct from the artist. (Images are arranged by "geographic location" on the "Nav Bar" at left. "Western Mountains" includes interior Northern California, the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.) A list of Galleries showing Killion's work can be found at the bottom of the "Current Shows" page.
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