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  • James George

    James George “Who am I? And for What?”

    Before I die, I want to understand what life is, and what or who I am. A few days before her death at the Prieure with Gurdjieff, Katherine Mansfield wrote in her…

  • Erwin Blumfield: "Line on face," 1947-1949

    In the Marketplace

    In Peter Brook’s epic adaptation of Gurdjieff’s autobiography, Meetings with Remarkable Men, Father Giovanni advises the young Gurdjieff: “Listen, you have now found the conditions in which the desire of your heart…

  • Ruth Bernhard, Within, 1969

    First Steps

    We always have some sensation of our body; otherwise our postures could not be maintained, our movements would be made haphazardly, or not at all. […]

  • Harriet Hoctor as human question mark, 1920’s

    Two Worlds

    Walking down Cecil Street on my way to work this morning, my mind is scattered like old newspapers in the November wind. […]

  • Night Rain, NYC

    When It Rains

    “At one meeting a man who had just started coming to meetings said, “Mr. Gurdjieff, what are you trying to do?” “What I try do?” Mr. Gurdjieff- replied, “I try show people…