About the Book
John Cage tells of how he watched bathers in a swimming pool seemingly diving and swimming to music coming from a jukebox. The music happened to be inside the restaurant where Cage was dining. The swimmers were outside in a pool and unaware of the musical accompaniment.
I have put together a story and pictures of rocks. Perhaps they will blend together for you, even though their relationship is more coincidental than not.
The Swimmer - Bill learns, at age 58 to open a bottle of beer all by himself.
The Music - Images of stones taken on Omaha Beach, Japanese rocks photographed in Paris, Pebbles being washed in Lake Huron.
Sandy Kinnee is best known for his work on shaped, handmade paper. His work in in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, Brooklyn Art Museum, Museum of New Mexico, Phoenix Art Museum, University of Michigan Art Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art, and many private and public collections. Part of each year he spends in France, where he writes and takes photographs. This series of books assembles the poems, short stories and photography into the themes that have gained critical mass over the years.