Hi Thinker!I haven't been able to leave comments here for a while but i's nice to see that your blog is a daily visit for several bloggers now. :)I like Cocteau very much, his strange and poetic drawings and his movies, like Orphée or Beauty and the Beast. He sure thought about death a lot but then who doesn't? This quote is a powerful one. Art is creation and creation is the energy of the living taking solid form... I had not reaaly thought about that. :)
I'm so glad to see you here again, Cécile! I've read on your blog that you had a few crazy weeks, moved in a new place, it must have been tiring...I agree with you about the quote, art is a great way to cheat on death, by saving your emotions and thoughts, making them permanent, trapped alive in material like a bird in a cage. In a way, after we finish an art piece,a part of us remains in it.We had a great chat about Picasso before some time, and I've found a quote in a way connected with that conversation. Check it out, the post is called Public clown.
"....saving your emotions and thoughts, making them permanent, trapped alive in material like a bird in a cage." .....now there's a good quote!
Thanks Robyn :)
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