“Art is literacy of the heart” Elliot Eisner / “Arte não é pureza; é purificação, não é liberdade; é libertação.” Clarice Lispector

terça-feira, 10 de setembro de 2013

Lady of Distances

                                            

I love you only because you're lovely,
And my star commands me,
Not, my sweet good, through hope I’ll gain
Anything but pain.

And if you showed pity at any time
For these eyes of mine,
I’d expect nothing for all my crying
But still more crying.

Nor, though you hear the ardent sighs
That I scatter to the winds, will my
Heart hope anything from you will flow
Other than sorrow.

Let me only love, and look at you,
And then let me sigh for you,
Since pain, sorrow, crying are the gifts I see,
For all my loyalty.


Torquato Tasso (1544 - 1595)




The Lady you see in my collage is a painting by Angnolo Brozino (1503-1572) called Florentine Noblewoman With Gloves. I gave her another background and a new meaning. Below you can see the original painting:


For Collage Obsession - Renaissance Woman


Poetic Postcards
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7 comentários:

  1. The corgeous painting and the gorgeous alteration of it. Great work, Karla.

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  2. Beautifully done...and I love the verse as well. :)

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  3. THis is a gorgeous transformation! Beautiful colors.

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  4. Beautiful! I still like your little bell. It always gives me pleasure to hear it.

    Earl

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