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Happy Birthday Mark Rothko!
September 25, 1903
“I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.”
Bottom: No. 61 (Rust and Blue), 1953, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Dancers from all over the world leave their ballet slippers at Marie Taglioni’s Shrine
in the Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris.
via one of my favorite blogs…People, Places and Bling!
This fascinating photography post comes from http://www.chicquero.com. All of these nature prints combined with the female figure symbolize the connection with women and nature…mother earth. I find these photos quite lovely.
Cecilia Paredes was born in Lima, Peru.
The photography of Paredes constitutes and attempts to demonstrate that the body of the women – her own body – is a sacred zone, not profane, to restore its perception as something miraculous amidst the technological chaos that currently surrounds us.
Cecilia is interested in using art to explore the boundaries of nature. As a photographer, she often uses her own body as a medium for presenting a dialog between the spirit and the natural world. Working with her assistants, she creates photo performance based works that have her seamlessly blended into backgrounds. Acting as both the photographer and the subject, she uses make-up, body paint and any costume she needs to make her virtually disappear.
Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we…
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“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” (Edith Lovejoy Pierce)
Happy New Year!
“An invisible red thread connects those destined to meet, despite the time, the place, and despite the circumstances. The thread can be tightened or tangle, but will never be broken.”
– an ancient Chinese Proverb