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January 2014

HENRI MATISSE ~MUSIC

in The Art of Music by
music

Henri Matisse – Music, 1907

GLENN GOULD ~ ON BEING AN ARTIST

in The Melody of Art by
music

“If an artist wants to use his mind for creative work, cutting oneself off from society is a necessary thing”
― Glenn Gould

THOMAS HARDY ~ ON POETRY

in Poetical Visions by
NPG 2929,Thomas Hardy,by William Strang

Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.

Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928

British novelist and poet, note written in 1899

Painting

Thomas Hardy by William Strang, 1893

MARCEL PROUST ~ PARADISE LOST

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
monique

“The true paradises are the paradises that we have lost.”
Marcel Proust.

Paradise Lost
Geza Farago – 1903

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ALFRED TENNYSON ~ MEMORIES

in Poetry of Art by
blog

“Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean,
Tears from the depths of some devine despair
Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes,
In looking on the happy autumn fields,
And thinking of the days that are no more.”
― Alfred Tennyson

Memories
John White Alexander – circa 1903

MAKOVSKY ~ GEESE

in Russian Art & Literature ~ Thoughts and Feelings by
monique

Geese
Alexander Vladimirovich Makovsky – 1902

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
russian

“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life […] the stronger the daughter.”
― Anita Diamant, The Red Tent

Mother and Daughter
Alexei Harlamoff – 1901

JORGE LUIS BORGES ~ MIRRORS

in Poetry of Art by
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“Mirrors in metal, and the masked
Mirror of mahogany that in its mist
Of a red twilight hazes
The face that is gazed on as it gazes”
― Jorge Luis Borges

The Little Round Mirror
Edward Steichen – 1901

SYLVIA PLATH ~ HOW IMPORTANT AM I ?

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
blog

“Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.”
Sylvia Plath

W.H. AUDEN ~ ON BOOKS

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
blog

“Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.”

W.H. Auden,

‘Reading’, 1963.

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