Artist of the day: Hermen Anglada Camarasa

My love affair with Spanish, symbolist painters continues…  Biography via The World’s Artist: “Hermenegildo Anglada Camarasa (1871–1959) studied at the school of fine arts of the Llotja de Barcelona, where he was the student of Modest Urgell, whose work influenced his first landscapes. In 1894 he moved to Paris, where he embraced a more individual […]

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an ode to timing

  an ode to timing (an elegy in sardonic histrionics) how divine, the irony of time how enviable is he bemused by his own immunity to death unmoved by mankind’s incessant lamenting who would be so ill-advised as to defy a secrecy devised en sanctum  surely his is a pious violence befitting the most impeccable […]

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Duineser Elegien

“The Duino Elegies (German: Duineser Elegien) are a collection of ten elegies written by the Bohemian-Austrian symbolist poet Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926). Rilke is often ranked with William Butler Yeats as one of the preeminent poets of the twentieth century. His poetic innovations might, however, be better compared with those of Gerard Manley Hopkins, though […]

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