Friday, September 28, 2018

Gary Perweiler

"College didn't prepare me to be a still-life photographer; I taught myself to be one through trial and error."

Studio Still Life Photography, 1984

"As long as I can continue to make beautiful things, I'm a happy guy. A beautiful photograph is beautiful wherever you use it."

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Constantin Brancusi

Constantin Brancusi

"Work like a slave; command like a king; create like a god."



The Prayer

Sleeping Muse


The Kiss

"Don't look for mysteries. I give you pure joy."

The Kiss column

Portrait de Femme - La Baronne Renée Frachon



Mademoiselle Pogany


Princess X

Sculpture for the Blind - Beginning of the World

"I ground matter to find the continuous line. And when I realized I could not find it, I stopped, as if an unseen someone had slapped my hands. "

The Newborn

The First Cry

Torso of a Young Man I

Portrait of Madame LR


Golden Bird


The Chief

The Sorceress

Torso of a Young Girl

Bird in Space

"All my life l have sought the essence of flight. Flight — what bliss."

The Cock


White Negress II

The Signal

Two Lamps

Blond Negress II

The Seal

Portrait of Nancy Cunard

"There are idiots who define my work as abstract, yet what they call abstract is what is most realistic. What is real is not the appearance, but the idea, the essence of things."

Prodigal Son

Sculptural Ensemble at Targu Jiu

Table of Silence

Gate of The Kiss

Endless Column

"Like everything else I've ever done, there was a furious struggle to rise heavenward."


View of the artist's studio

Hoopie with Topknot

Illustration for Ilarie Voronca's Plante si animale

Assorted sculptures & installations #5

Peter Shire: Still Life: Lemons, Oranges and Watermelon Peter Shire: teapot Keith Sonnier: Lichtblicke I Ettore Sottsass & Mat...