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Hopper: A Mirror for the Soul.


Edward Hopper, painting, realism, art, philosophy, frozen moment, alienation, solitude, loneliness, divisions in society, hireth, nostalgia, resentment of elites, migration, three separations, A Woman in the Sun, 1961, Automat, 1927, Summertime in the City, 1950, Excursion into Philosophy, 1959, House by the Railroad [1925], New York Movie, 1939, Room in New York, 1932, Pennsylvania Coal Town, 1947, Search for Meaning, A Woman in the Sun, 1961

  The Paintings of Edward Hopper Here sits a lonely woman! Surrounded by the dark, she seems lost in thought. Her isolation is so oppressive, even the radiator turns from her and crouches in the corner. Suppose you could talk to her. What would she say?  “I hate small town life! Life must be better […]

ART ~ the Remedy for Year End Blues


Happy New Year, 2016, holiday, War, Peace, Art, celebrate, spirit, overcoming fear, writers, painters, Hopper, Vermeer, J M W Turner, novels.

For me, war is the lowest and darkest expression of humankind. But ART is our highest and very finest expression of the human spirit. A lot of people say 2017 has been a tough year. Everybody’s fearful of something. At the end of each year, we review all the worst times that we and our […]

SPIRITUALITY ~ in the ARTS


YIN YANG

We hear lots of talk about spirituality but what is it—really? Probably everyone has some definition—so here is mine just for me. Of course, it’s yours if you like it. Spirituality is that search for something I can rarely see. But somehow I’m convinced that a hint of something meaningful lies beneath, beyond or behind […]