a journal of observations, obsessions and inspirations

musings on the artist's life

Posted in: Miscellany

Redecorating the website

It takes a while to figure out how to rearrange the furniture and what color to paint the walls. The site’s been rescued from a hostile takeover by spambots, repurposed a bit. And, of course, it’s perpetually under construction. Search for categories and tags – explore, comment, enjoy.

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Robert Brault

A painting is what you make of it, besides which, 'Moon, Weeping' has a better ring to it than 'Paintbrush, Dripping.'

ROBERT BRAULT
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John Barth

A curious thing about written literature: It is about four thousand years old, but we have no way of knowing whether four thousand years constitutes senility or the maiden blush of youth.

JOHN BARTH
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Fernando Pessoa

Ever since I was a child, I have had the tendency to create a fictitious world around me, to surround myself with friends and acquaintances who never existed.

FERNANDO PESSOA
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Theophile Gautier

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.

THEOPHILE GAUTIER
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John Fowles

In some mysterious way words have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.

JOHN FOWLES
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