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

Atari PCs