Revenge by Color - Perspectives No. 403
Revenge by Color
"The uglier, older, meaner, iller, poorer I get,
- Vincent van Gogh to Willemien van Gogh, September 1888
Such an abrupt adjustment to our new isolated lives, leaves us searching for solace. Mother Nature has been accommodating by rolling out an exuberant, fragrant spring with a saturation of colors that were almost unimaginable last winter. The reawakening of flowers is one of the most inspirational of moments for many artists, including Van Gogh. Throughout all his sorrows and anguish, color was an eloquent muse and flowers available and willing subjects.
We, too, turn to “working among flowers” in order to sustain us and energize our creativity as we move forward in these new times.
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