Tuesday, 3 December 2013

The Eyes of Big Children

"Roses and dreams,
Debased by poets,
will unfold
in a new light
for the delight of our eyes
the eyes of big children.
Vladimir Mayakovski, The 150,000,000, 1919-1920, 
quoted in ‘Art and Revolution: Ernst Neizvestny, Endurance, and the Role of the Artist,’ John Berger, 1997

Jean-Leon Gerome - Phryne revealed before the areopagus - 1861

George Kolbe - Der Morgen - 1925,
(in the reconstructed Mies Van der Rohe German Pavillon, 1929 in Barcelonna.)

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