Posts tagged ‘Contemporary Art’
“Take those flying reindeer, Santa’s red and white color scheme, and his jolly disposition, for example. They are all probably linked to the use of hallucinogenic toad stool in ancient rituals.” —Roger Highfield
‘Twas the night before Christmas of a hazardous year
Santa was safe at home with the clan of Claus
Elves were loading gifts in Santa’s new sleigh
Reindeer were dreaming in their stalls
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
―Clement Clarke Moore
“Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.” —W. Somerset Maugham
Does the blossom sniff the bee
In their pollinating ecstasy
If we breathe the scent of goodly grass, the fragrance of spices, the aroma of good fruits, we pronounce a blessing over the pleasure.
―Shmuel Yosef Agnon
In my dream I see her rarity
at a smart picture gallery
to which her heart is the lock
and my art the key
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
―Don Miguel Ruiz
“There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.” –Friedrich Nietzsche
“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” –Rumi Read more