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“Winter solitude — / in a world of one color / the sound of wind” ―Matsuo Bashō

New Old Edo title 2

Frog backflips
A freezing wind whips
Pond ice chips

“First snow
falling
on the half-finished bridge”
―Matsuo Bashō

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“When the winter chrysanthemums go, / there’s nothing to write about / but radishes” —Matsuo Bashō

New Old Edo title

Haiku brush
Painting old Edo
Tokyo

“The dragonfly
can’t quite land
on that blade of grass”
―Matsuo Bashō

New Old Edo temple

The Gweilo
In a red-eye rush
Brushes up

“Wrapping the rice cakes,
with one hand
she fingers back her hair”
―Matsuo Bashō

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“Why so scrawny, cat? / Starving for fat fish or mice… / Or backyard love?” ―Matsuo Bashō

Basho Brush poster

Haiku-san
Zazen Samurai
Brush master

“How admirable!
to see lightning and not think
life is fleeting”
―Matsuo Bashō

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“Miami is always super, duper lit”—Post Malone

East of Eden West of Cannes title

In Outtakes
Nice Miami Vice
Remastered

Miami is too bright and colorful to miss—Anshula Varma

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“Give me the streets of New York”—Walt Whitman

Upside Downtown title

Make it here
Make it anywhere
People swear

I’m in a New York state of mind—Billy Joel

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“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in”—Leonard Cohen

Dreaming in Color title

Stardust haze
Colors ricochet
Prisms smash

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass—Anton Chekhov

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“We feel the chill north winds coarse through the home despite the locked and bolted doors… this is winter, which nonetheless brings its own delight” —Antonio Vivaldi, the Sonnets*

Vivaldi Season Billboard

Cutting edge
Ornately Baroque
Artistry

We tread the icy path slowly and cautiously,
for fear of tripping and falling.
Then turn abruptly, slip, crash on the ground,
And rising, hasten on across the ice in case it cracks

—Antonio Vivaldi, the Sonnets*

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“I had to go to France to appreciate Iowa.” —Grant Wood

Goth Country billboard

Backstory
Gothic revival
A paint job

All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow—Grant Wood

 

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“Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums”—Salvador Dali

Dali-ing 1

Dream vision
Inverts perception
Surreally

One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams—Salvador Dali

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“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks”—Plutarch

 

What sense peers
Into the darkness
Hears a light

Why should poetry have to make sense?—Charlie Chaplin

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