Tag Archives: beauty

Life Lessons from Art – The Chisel

“There is no truth more esoteric (hidden) than the truth of art.” That phrase has been resonating in my head over the last few weeks. On a recent walk I conjured a scenario where I was being interviewed by someone about … Continue reading

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Defying Baudelaire

In The Painter of Modern Life, Charles Baudelaire wrote, “What poet would dare, in depicting the pleasure caused by the appearance of a great beauty, separate the woman from her dress”. This is the motivation behind this mixed media piece from my … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Tullia d’Aragona

“Well then, for my part I believe that Beauty is mother of all forms of love.” – Tullia d’Aragona “Who, then, would be its father?” – Benedetto Varchi “The knowledge of that Beauty.” – Tullia d’Aragona

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Vulnerability Part 1

(Written in 2012. Recently edited.) In a recent conversation with Grande Madame, we were discussing what we value most in our closest friends.  It took a while, but as I considered them individually and as a group (I am blessed with … Continue reading

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On Being: The Subversive Power of Beauty

I finally got around to reading this article sent to me by my dear friend Alayne Peterson. At first I wanted to apologize for not reading it right away, but as I dove into it, I became aware that it … Continue reading

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