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."

Self-portrait


Wisdom


The Prayer


Sleeping Muse


Colette


The Kiss

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

The Kiss column


Portrait de Femme - La Baronne Renée Frachon


Prometheus


Muse


Mademoiselle Pogany


Arch


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


Maiastra


Golden Bird


Head


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


Fish


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."

Sketches

View of the artist's studio

Hoopie with Topknot

Illustration for Ilarie Voronca's Plante si animale

Assorted sculptures & installations #2

Thomas Albdorf Emilio Ambasz: Résidence au Lac Cristina Celestino Jean Claude Farhi: Sculpture in Methacrylate Kyozo Hayashi ...