----------- soulful transformation through the stars. -----------

24 Feb 2009

the ideal

The bohemian creates for it's own sake, regardless of hardship. A notebook/brush/canvas/pen.... before new shoes or more coal.

Photograph: The Bridgeman Art Library

Interior of a Studio (1845) by Octave Tassaert is 'a beautiful lie', says Maev Kennedy – when Tassaert painted himself as a boy huddled over an icy fire in his painter's garret, he was a 45-year-old disappointed artist.

Perhaps recalling the paradoxical beauty of the creative life.

No comments:

Post a Comment