somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond
any experience,your eyes have their silence:
in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me,
or which i cannot touch because they are too near

So writes ee cummings. I thought it best to maintain a more official reserve of up-to-date thoughts on the art community and issues relating to the Artist Rights and Reproductions Database (woefully, awkwardly: ARRD).  Please forgive me for the nonsense that I write. Feel free to comment, link, or suggest.