In the beginning there was desire, which was the first seed of mind. Fire. Water. And from that came life. The angels poured the waters of life from one cup to another a million times until there was equilibrium. First came spirit and soul, then the sculpture of the form - the five senses were … Continue reading The Art of Turning Lead into Gold
"If you love me, let me live in peace. Please understand, That the black sheep can wear the golden fleece, And hold a winning hand." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v7_yUCxt_o Everybody used to bully him, the crowd bulldozed his way through. He was about to give up living. His past mistakes condemned him to suffer. He was acrimonious … Continue reading Black Sheep Boy
"Qual mundo está perdido? O que é que não tem jeito, nessa vida? E pergunto, acima de tudo: De que mundo vocês estão falando?" (Rita Foelker - "Pensamentos que Resolvem") Reclamamos do mundo, da política, da violência, do vizinho, dos preços... do mundo. Mas te pergunto, em que mundo você vive? Sim, na Terra, … Continue reading ESTE MUNDO NÃO TEM JEITO (que mundo?)
You can easily be plunged into this scene of Pierre Bonnard. The avant-garde of this French painter is certainly characterized by the dreamlike quality, as well as an ordinary domestic life. The last picture is "Saint Tropez Pier" Can you feel the mix of peace and exotic too?
I have never been a great fan of Max Beckmann, but since when I started to get to know more about his life I started getting interested in his works. Beckmann lived in poverty in a exile in Amsterdam for a long time, where he produced a lot of work, including several triptychs. There are a … Continue reading Max Beckmann
Beautiful painting by a French symbolist wide famous, called Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. The painting above is "The Dream" dated from 1883. I particularly like this artwork, it seems that the angels are relieving the man's strains in a delicate manner, it gives me a certain relief to observe this picture. Do you feel the … Continue reading Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
I have recently posted a picture by Wilhelm Leibl in which he has painted the face of Victor Müller. But who was Victor Müller? Another brilliant german painter, of course. He was born in Frankfurt am Main, went to study arts in Paris, following the methods of Gustav Courbet and Thomas Couture but them returned … Continue reading Victor Müller
Edu Edited version of Wilhelm Leibl's masterpiece. He was a German realistic painter, born in Köln. This week I have seen his wonderful work "The Unequal Couple" at Städel Museum in Frankfurt. His works are so realistic as he wanted it to be. We can depict from the "Unequal Couple" (above) a very realistic situation, … Continue reading Wilhelm Leibl