Monday, May 12, 2008

Eternity Cries When You Cut It In Half

Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) - The Stages of Life, c. 1835

I spin myself a cocoon; let others do the same. Time will tell what comes out of the chrysalis: a bright butterfly or a maggot.

Caspar David Friedrich

Musique du Jour: Eleni Kariandrou, Ulysses' Gaze (Soundtrack)

Addendum VII

Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) - Woman Before the Rising/Setting Sun, c. 1818

If you wish to know what beauty is, then ask the gentlemen aestheticians. It could be useful to you at the tea table, but not before the easel. There you must feel what is beautiful.

Caspar David Friedrich

Bonus Track: Robert Moran, Towers of the Moon