Posts Tagged ‘Georges Braque’

Of objects and destinies

"Once an object has been incorporated in a picture it accepts a new destiny." - Georges Braque

It is a real experience to take things out of nature, choose things out of reality and arrange them according the puzzle in our minds. Beauty reveals itself in photographs when it cannot do so in the humdrum of daily life. It takes the fresh, discerning eyes of the artist to find wonder in the […]


To disturb

"Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain." - Georges Braque

Seek to ask rather than to answer, to stir rather than to hush, to bother rather than to affirm, to perplex rather than to explain. What is completely and perfectly revealed to the mind loses the power the power to move the soul. Share your doubts, your fears, your questions¬†– and the world will wonder […]


Look longer

"The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real." - Georges Braque

Sometimes the reason why we don’t recognise beauty is that we hardly ever take the time to linger and wait. The artist does not have to look harder, only longer. Some truths need time rather than effort to reveal themselves, for sometimes we need to grow into¬†the person we must become to be able to […]