~ Part 3 ~  I have found that art has a tremendous capacity to capture memories. I’m not referring to the post card painting of Mt. Vesuvius from summer vacation 1998, I’m referring to deep-rooted feelings about a place and time created through the emotional interpretation of that place. What’s more remarkable, is that these feelings can be more than personal, they can be cultural, reflecting the beliefs and responses to a landscape.     I came across the art of Dennis Blagg at the Modern Art Museum in Ft. Worth, his mural size paintings of West Texas as large as the Texas landscape itself.  Growing up in West Texas, the paintings took me there immediately, not just visually but in a full immersion…