Consenting to dream of the actual world…

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.-Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (1871 – 1945) An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.-Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás, known in English as George Santayana (1863 – 1952) Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission… Continue reading Consenting to dream of the actual world…

Every great inspiration is but an experiment…

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.-Tony Robbins (b. 1960) Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.-Christian Nestell Bovee (1820 – 1904) Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.-Vincent van Gogh (1853… Continue reading Every great inspiration is but an experiment…

Rhythms, or: Reality

A sijo While putting her to bed \ I often fall asleep from exhaustion; I'd rather remain awake \ to soak in night's boundlessness, but am bound by mortality \ and men's daily rhythms. I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.-Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890)… Continue reading Rhythms, or: Reality