What are birds, how do they fly, how do they live, what is their relation to humans?
This is my longest research project:
coming soon



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New Feb. 2017

 Blog: Painting Thought Nature

This blog contains many recent works on Self Portraiture, Baseball, Violinists, Realist art and history, Babies and Haiku, among other things

       Newest: Still Life, meditations on:

        The Moonlight book of Henry David Thoreau


NEW Dec.2016
Staying Amazed: Universal Realism and the Science of Seeing
Beyond style: An exhibit of realist art

This is a large show about art history and Realism I made.


Updated March 2019

Persistant Fictions

Varieties of Religious Delusions and Fictions:

Ruminations on-Mytho-politics, Anti-Science,
Deceptive Ideologies and Totalism

Three Books-- 1996-2018

This is a series of three books on science as opposed to ideological systems, myths and religions, made over more than twenty years.




   Painting Life,  2011-17

new 8/17
This is a page of some recent plein air and studio paintings about Cuyahoga National Park and our lives as well and a few essays on other artists, self portraits, art history, technical questions, among other matters. It is being reorganized.


Odes to Science

long poems  (2003 to 2015) unfinished




Nature's Rights
a book of paintings and poems about nature and animals (1998 to 2004)
Some Intellectual Struggles
Stray Writings on Culture, History and Cults -1991 to 2013) (  under re-construction)

under construction Point Reyes Paintings
(1986 to 1990, 1996 to 1999 )


Under Construction Philosophical Drawings
autobiographical writings and drawings (1978 to 1991)

Drawing: Playing Telemann for 4 Violins"

 contact: mark at natures rights dot com (write: at as @ and naturesrights as one word with no apostrophe)

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