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FERNANDO PESSOA ~ AN AWARENESS OF FEELING

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Dreams by Frederic William Burton and a quote by Fernando Pessoa

Some Wisdom by Fernando Pessoa

From The Book of Disquiet written by Fernando Pessoa. (1888-1935)

“What can I expect from myself? My sensation in all their horrible acuity, and a profound awareness of feeling. A sharp mind that only destroys me, and an unusual capacity for dreaming to keep me entertained. A dead will and a reflection that cradles it, like a living child.”

 Dreams

Frederic William Burton (1816-1900)
Dreams
Watercolor and body color over
-1861

 

HENRI ROUSSEAU ~ PAINTER OF EXOTIC DREAMS

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painter Henri Rousseau

The exotic world of Henri Rousseau

“When…I see the strange plants of exotic lands, it seems to me that I enter into a dream.”

Henri Rousseau (1844-1910)

Henri Rousseau one of France’s best realist painters?

It is very funny that Rousseau painted all these exotic landscapes while he never Keep Reading

ANAIS NIN ~ ON DREAMS

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“Dreams are necessary to life”
Anais Nin

DOROTHEA TANNING ~ ON ART

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“Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity”

Dorothea Tanning

(1910-2012)

Some Roses and their Phantoms, 1952
Dorothea Tanning

ODILON REDON ~ THE MISTY OUTLINE OF A HUMAN FORM

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“The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don’t know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.”
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Painting
Odilon Redon – 1840-1916
I saw above the misty outline of a human form – 1896

ANDREW WYETH ~ PAINTINGS CREATED SUBCONSCIOUSLY

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I dream a lot. I do more painting when I’m not painting. It’s in the subconscious.

Andrew Wyeth

Bird’s nest

Andrew Wyeth Pennsylvania, USA – 12th of July, 1917 /2009
Famous Andrew Wyeth paintings include realist works of rural scenes, usually with a figure, object, or animal in it. His unusual compositions tend to add to the understated drama of his work.

LANGSTON HUGHES ~ ON DREAMS

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DREAMS

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967 / Missouri/The United States)

Drawing of Langston Hughes by Winold Reiss

SHAW ~ ON DREAMS AND REALITY

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You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”

George Bernard Shaw 1856-1950

PIET MONDRIAAN ~ EVOLUTION

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“The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don’t know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.”
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“Evolution” 1910 – 1911 by Piet Mondriaan
Dutch (1872 – 1944)

AUBREY BEARDSLEY ~ DREAMS

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“Dreams” 1894 by Aubrey Beardsley (1872 – 1898)

“Poor Aubrey: I hope he will get all right. He brought a strangely new personality to English art, and was a master in his way of fantastic grace, and the charm of the unreal. His muse had moods of terrible laughter. Behind his grotesques there seemed to lurk some curious philosophy…”
Oscar Wilde (The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde)

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