Posts Tagged With: Art

le peintre

 

“I do not seek. I find.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2020.


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rough-hewn

 

“The sculptor’s hand can only break the spell
to free the figures slumbering in the stone.”

 

~ Michelangelo ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2019.


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des couleurs dans ma vie

 

“Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing?”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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a study of hands

 

“My life is light, waiting for the death wind,
Like a feather on the back of my hand.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Picasso’s Étude des Mains (Study Of Hands) painted in Paris in the spring of 1921 taken in le Musée national PicassoParis in May 2015.


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gertrudian

 

“There is no such thing as repetition. Only insistence.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the garden outside of Gertrude Stein’s apartment at 29 Rue de Fleurus taken in Paris in July 2013.


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le poids

 

“The burden of the incommunicable.”

 

~ Thomas de Quincey ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture (detail) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in June 2019.


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make art not war

 

“Art holds fast when all else is lost.”

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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the fragment of a tear

 

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

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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


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embonpoint

 

I know my breasts, small as plums, would win no blue ribbons.
But in your hands they tremble and fill with song like plump, white birds.”

 

~ Cecilia Llompart ~

 

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Digitally enhanced and colourised image created from an analog black and white photo taken in November 1981.


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immortality

 
“A book is the only immortality.”

 

~ Rufus Choate ~

 

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


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MISSED THIS ONE TOO

 

“A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture (detail) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in June 2019.


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LA COULEUR DE LA VIE

 

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.”

 

~ RuPaul ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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TALK TALK

 

“Many talk as easily as they breathe,
and with quite as little thought.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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IN THE FLICKERING LIGHT

 

“If you look at Paleolithic cave paintings, you see how
people were depicted inside nature, not outside it.
It was a kind of dream time…”

 

~ Gregory Colbert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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PERSPECTIVE

 

“Beauty is a delightful prejudice.”

 

~ Theocritus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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THE PAINTER

 

“Painting is silent poetry.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Gregos taken in Paris in September 2017.


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FLOAT AND FLOW

 

“To create is divine, to reproduce is human.”

 

~ Man Ray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Man Ray’s “Cadeau” (Edition 1974 number 1214 / 5000) taken in October 2019.


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TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2016.


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DIMENSIONS

 

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Musee du Louvre in Paris in February 2007.


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LINE, FORM AND BEAUTY

 

“I have nature and art and poetry,
and if that is not enough, what is enough?”

 

~ Vincent Van Gogh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a seagull taken in the Bay of Naples off the coast of Ischia, Italy in 1996.


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