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"stubborn tiny lights vs. clustering darkness forever ok?" // J.M.W. Turner

“You have to carry the fire.”

I don’t know how to.”

Yes, you do.”

Is the fire real? The fire?”

Yes it is.”

Where is it?

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Art / Poetry

White & Blue Series, 8 August 2014: San Francisco Skies (Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture)

Good Evening:

The confluence of competing weather systems makes for interesting skies with interesting textures here in San Francisco. The first four pictures come from the morning of the… 52 more words

The San Francisco Scene--Seen!

Art and Politics: Part 1

History clearly has a wrong side. While many would like to forget the past, the following artists have chosen to confront it – head on, and with a vengeance. 390 more words


Palate Cleanser: J.M.W. Turner

The wonderful 1838 The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up.

Life Unconstructed

Influencing Me - J.M.W. Turner

In my own art practice lately I’ve noticed that I have been doing a lot more landscape images than ever before.  Landscape images were something I detested doing, I wouldn’t plan trips where that is what I would have to take, but slowly over time that has changed.   583 more words


Turner on the Rhine: Binger Loch and Mausethurm

On 10 July 2014 Christie’s in London will sell a Turner watercolour of Binger Loch and Mausethurm (lot 214, estimate £200,000 – 300,000). This is one of a series of fifty-one* watercolours that Turner made in 1817 when he made a tour of the river Rhine between Cologne and Mainz. 2,665 more words