06/07/2010

women...

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. 
A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants.
- Lao-Tzu 


Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life.
- Jean Paul Richter


I can't work without a model. 
I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; 
but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true.
- Vincent Van Gogh


To speak of morals in art is to speak of legislature in sex. 
Art is the sex of the imagination.
- George Jean Nathan

 
The artist does not see things as they are, but as he is.
- Alfred Tonnelle


The object of art is to give life a shape. [Midsummer Nights Dream]
- William Shakespeare 


All art is an imitation of nature.
- Seneca


The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. 
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson 


More art later this week...

18 comments:

  1. Mielenkiintoisia patsaita!

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  2. I'm catching up from a crazy week!

    LOVE these images of women and the great quotes. The red face is so striking and I feel like I could have modeled for some of the hefty ones! Yeah, I could shed a few pounds.

    You are so excellent at street scenes, catching all the vibrancy of life as it unfolds around you. It's poetic.

    And the Stone House! I love the way you put your "Blogitse" over one of the beams. It's your house! That is a great shot. And the stone is so mesmerizing, just beautiful.

    By the way, CAREFUL with sharp objects!! :>)

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  3. Kolmas alhaalta on ihan mun kroppa. Tuleekohan tää nyt kaksi kertaa, kun painoin vahingossa jotain väärä nappulaa.

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  4. Interesting quotes. When I look ay an object of art, I think of it as a piece of evidence, so to speak. Or, an artifact. It suggests something about a way of being, and engaging with life. The art is in the processes, more than the object. The object is a material fall-out from creative acting. So, art, in this sense is more a verb, than a noun.

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  7. Those are so beautiful! Thanks for sharing them!
    Best,
    Tina

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  8. Jaiks! It is clear, that the artist has been secretly behind my mirror!
    I`ll never be naked again at home!
    ... or anywhere else either!

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  9. Very unique photos. Thanks for linkin up for WW!

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  10. Fantastisia kuvia, olet tehnyt taiteesta taidetta. Ilmeisesti ei ollut kuvaaminen kielletty tuossa paikassa..

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  11. i love your blog! it's so fascinating and unique :)

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  12. these pieces are fantastic! Are they from a museum in Morocco? The quotes are very fitting for the pieces. Thanks for visiting my blog and sending me some sunshine!

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  13. I love the one looking in the mirror

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  14. Love the photos, and I'm a quote fanatic so I really loved the quotes, too!

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  15. Fascinating sculptures. & your quotes seem to fit them perfectly!

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  16. >>SUSUPETAL
    Niin onkii! :)

    >>LINDA
    Thank you for your kind words!
    I always try to be careful with sharp objects but sometimes they want to touch me too deep! :)

    >>ALLU
    Oma suosikkini on myos peilaava nainen. Se on jotenkin hieno...

    >>MYTHO
    hm...a verb. Interesting. When the object is ready it lives it own life in our reality...yes, why not a verb!

    >>ARJAANNELI
    Nice to see you again! Hope to see you posting soon!!!
    Hey, I think a lot of women feel like you! I do! :)
    It's good we don't have too many mirrors in this flat...

    >>ALICIA
    I've found couple interesting bloggers via you, thanks! :)

    >>SIROKKO
    Kiitos!
    Ei ollut kielletty. Kyseessa on hotla mutta paljastan lisaa 'seuraavassa jaksossa'...

    >>CHRISTINA
    Thanks! I visited your blog. I tried to leave a comment but didn't get to the comment page...something was wrong. I'll try again later...
    And. Have you noticed all pictures on your latest post are invisible...

    >>UYEN
    Thanks! They are from a hotel here in Casablanca. I'll post more from there later...even bigger statues - same theme though :)

    >>GERALD
    That's my favorite too!

    >>NATALIE
    Thanks! It's good there are a lot of great quotes - I could never write them that well! :)

    >>CLOUDIA
    Thanks!
    Aloha! :)

    >>J BAR
    I think so too... :)

    >>LILY
    Those quotes are not mine but thanks for your words! :) Nice to see you here!

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