Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Les Soeurs Encore Ou: Winckelmann's Revenge

"The office of the imagination, then, in Greek sculpture, in its
handling of divine persons, is thus to condense the impressions of
natural things into human form; to retain that early mystical sense
of water, or wind, or light, in the moulding of eye and brow; to
arrest it, or rather, perhaps, to set it free, there, as human

[Walter Pater]
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1 comment:

Thorndike Pickledish said...

Beautiful art work--love the joy and abandon !