Posts Tagged With: Art

THE GIFT

 

“There are objects that need names.
My works were designed to amuse, annoy,
bewilder, mystify and inspire reflection.”

 

~ Man Ray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Man Ray’s Cadeau (Edition 1974 number 1214 / 5000) taken in October 2019. This object is from the author’s personal collection.


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LIFE AS ART

 

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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FENÊTRE

 

“The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history,
stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book,
to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly,
but living poetry like the leaves of a tree,
which precede flowers and fruit ~
not a fossil earth, but a living earth;
compared with whose great central life
all animal and vegetable life is merely parasitic.”

 

~ Henry David Thoreau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of fossil Orthoceras taken in September 2019.


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MINUIT

 

“Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber!”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting called “L’Odalisque allongée” by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE PEARL EARRING

 

“The heart of man is very much like the sea,
it has its storms, it has its tides
and in its depths, it has its pearls too.”

 

~ Vincent Van Gogh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 2019.


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THE LIBATION

 

“A gender-equal society would be one where
the word ‘gender’ does not exist:
where everyone can be themselves.”

 

~ Gloria Steinem ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 2019.


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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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THE NIGHTS I SPENT

 

“a pretty girl who is naked is worth a million statues.”

 

~ e. e. cummings ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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SILKEN

 

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet
and the winds long to play with your hair.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Eugène Carrière’s painting Femme Se Coiffant (1894) in the Musée d’Orsay taken in Paris in June 2019.


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JEUNESSE

 

“Stolen waters are sweet,
and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.”

 

~ Proverbs 9:17 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Aristide Maillol’s sculpture Jeunesse  in the Musée d’Orsay taken in Paris in June 2019.


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