The painting is a Paul Jenkins [1923-2012]. We had dinner a few times in Greenwich Village when Artists could still afford it

'Show us not the knowledge beyond our capacity
Come to us, O Indra' [Rig Vedam: 1.4.3]

‘The Universe belies you‘ wrote Voltaire the passionate skeptic,
‘and your heart refutes a hundred times your mind’s conceit‘

The understanding of the symbols: 0 [Zero], ∞ [Infinity],
1 [One], and I [‘Self’] are mutually inseparable

In other words, you understand all four
or you understand none

For This, Our Less-Than-Luminous Age
The Steamy Gripper, The Story Of Shūnyam