Posts tagged with art

Dizzying obsession – a component of genius.

Given our preoccupation with the dangers of fruitless obsession, and the emphasis we put on the virtues of a balanced life, we sometimes forget that dizzying obsession is also, as Isaacson writes, “a component of genius.”

Posted in Blog on Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Painter, auteur, enigma, murderer.

What would you make of a woman who killed her grandfather – and did a portrait of him as he lay dying?  Here’s an article on “something crazy special.” “In February, 1943, eight months before she was murdered in Auschwitz, the German painter
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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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“Yaaay, I’m here!”

Just back from Calcutta where I got a chance to have a look at one of my favourite paintings… and my daughter with her little cousin. What a wonderful way to enter the world: “Yaaay, I’m here!”

Posted in Blog on Sunday, January 8, 2017
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