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    I have always firmly believed that all art is abstract in one sense. Being unable to like the qualities of abstraction or perhaps to not like "reality" is to essentially misunderstand what art is all about. There are some artists whom are a lot more "visual" that get their excitements from what is in front of them (such as nature) and they create something from that. Other individuals create it from their insides; often times with a more "mental approach." As far as picture-making is concerned, I feel as though it can be a rehearsal that is disconnected from a relationship with the outside world.

    ~

    (from The Ermine)

    Frantz: I love you, Monime.
    Monime: Why are you afraid then?
    Frantz: Because I love you. Because I know what petty things can kill the greatest love...
    Monime: We are strong enough to fight them.

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    1. [christina] 106 months ago | reply

      wow.

      wow wow wow wow wow.

      i'm spellbound, and that's all that i can whisper.

    2. Aliceblueblazes 106 months ago | reply

      And Tolstoy was right, wasn't he? Well, mostly, maybe. In any case, this image haunts and delights, and my eye tells my brain things it doesn't quite understand. I like that.

    3. esther (off) 106 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Art Poésie Musique, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    4. Emaitchess 106 months ago | reply

      wonderfully unsettling. tremendous...

    5. inez indigo (soulfuse) 106 months ago | reply

      Your photographs are little internal upheavals.....this is Art!

    6. Monkey T 106 months ago | reply

      suspiria.....

    7. Stratoblaster 106 months ago | reply

      Really impressive....

    8. brancusi7 105 months ago | reply

      lovely work, as always.

    9. bluechameleon 105 months ago | reply

      Speaking at full volume this is, but still quiet enough to go right under the noses of those that are oblivious to the ghosts of those around them.
      Clever and intense.

    10. everebet 105 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Black and White Portraits/Denver, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    11. modern_classic 101 months ago | reply

      Great! it's like Francis Bacon's picture!

    12. [SuperBem.SuperMara] [deleted] 101 months ago | reply

      Oi! Sou administrador de um grupo chamado Teorias dos Seres no Universo. e nós adoraríamos ter isto adicionado ao grupo!

    13. [ Eccentric bubble ] 77 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called www.flickr.com/groups/1411124@N21/, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. Fred Matos 63 months ago | reply

      This is a beautiful B&W Passion photo.
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      Black & White Passion Group
      Thank you sharing with us!!!

      "You don’t take a photograph, you make it." - Ansel Adams

      If you receive 6+ awards click here and post your photo in this topic to receive a Special B&WPassion Award!

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