Rapt in raps

800px-Vincent_van_Gogh_(1853-1890)_-_Wheat_Field_with_Crows_(1890)I imagine that as long as there have been landscape painters, there have been attempts to capture the serene and comforting scene of a field of ripening whatever. I don’t know why it has such a powerful pull on our minds. Maybe it comes from the human brainstem and its primitive focus on whatever is needed for survival,[More….]