a journal of observations, obsessions and inspirations

musings on the artist's life

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John Cerlienco

I cannot seem to break the gossamer veil that lies between realism and abstraction and I am forced to search for meaning between the two states of consciousness.

JOHN CERLIENCO
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Ann Patchett

Ask me if writing can be taught, and I say yes. But I can’t teach you how to have something to say.

ANN PATCHETT
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Sonia Croquette

Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.

SONIA CROQUETTE
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Sebastião Salgado

The picture is not made by the photographer, the picture is more good or less good in function of the relationship that you have with the people you photograph.

SEBASTIÃO SALGADO
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Virginia Woolf

Lock up your libraries if you like, but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

VIRGINIA WOOLF
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Gilles Peress

I don't like to describe my photographs; it's up to the viewer to make up his mind what they are about.

GILLES PERESS
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