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Jean Metzinger- "Paysage Coloré aux Oiseaux Aquatiques," "Colorful Landscape with Waterfowl"

Paysage Coloré aux Oiseaux Aquatiques, or Colorful Landscape with Waterfowl in English, is a masterpiece of French painter Jean Metzinger’s early body of work. Completed in his 24th year, it stands out as a transitional piece from his earlier works which modeled themselves on the bright and idealistic  741 more words


Whose did you think I am

This is a consideration of not only
the linguistic postulation of that which considers I am as I am,
but as the trigger for a didactic exploration of the essentially edentulous, 894 more words

Hearing The Words Unspoken

The Fading Dreams of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes 1

In my quest to gain better understanding of Symbolism in painting in the late nineteenth century, today and tomorrow I’m going to look at a selection of paintings by an artist who is often considered to be one of its fathers: … 1,231 more words


Thursday photo prompt: Calling #writephoto

Welcome to this week’s writephoto prompt. You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up, which was published earlier today.

Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by… 332 more words


Photo prompt round-up: Stillness #writephoto


Even stone is moved

Shaped by a fluid caress

Fulfilling purpose

Stasis balanced by motion

Perfect partners in the dance


Distant horizons

Siren call to greater life… 521 more words



Green rocks flower;

A warm wind

Out of season

Rustles winter boughs

As Nature’s quiet spirit

Murmurs of spring.

We listen.

Following ancient harmony,

The deep song blossoms… 9 more words


Thought Experiments

I hate thought experiments and hadn’t realised they were so popular within academic philosophy. I’m not sure it would’ve been enough to put me off doing the course if I’d known beforehand, but seriously? 713 more words