NYT/"A Veteran Wave Rider Tells His Life Story in Art"
“Surfing to me is metaphysical yoga,” the surf icon-turned-art world fixture Herbie Fletcher said. “When you’re in big waves and you take a drop, you lose your mind. It’s being in the void. There’s no thought. It’s bliss for a moment. That’s the state of mind these paintings are in,” he said about the work on view in “Path of the Wave Warrior,” a massive exhibition of his paintings, collages and sculptures on view at Known Gallery on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles, through Nov. 9.