Thursday, November 30, 2006

early spring on the marne

early spring on the marne
Originally uploaded by gverster_artwork.

early spring on the marne [2006] oil and acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 cm

early sunday morning and the entire village has emptied out its attics and spilled the chaotic jumble onto the streets...

[across a little bridge, a scene of timeless serenity - a lone rowboat on the dark still water... quietly fêted by the sublime buddings of an early french spring]

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

mont blanc and black marble

leave the sturm und drang of quoditian life for the
altitude and the purity...
[they engraved the word "congo" in black marble and gilded it to a dull sheen]

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

from jack's wallpaper

maori warriors carry their dead queen home to their

sacred mountain...
[dreaming of a charming luncheon in great britain by the riverside]

Monday, November 20, 2006

paris is calling

a vespertine veil descends upon the jesuit dome

of saint-paul-saint-louis...
[the pleasured violin is beginning to moan softly from across a courtyard]

Sunday, November 19, 2006

maurizio's elephant

the elephant draped in a white sheet challenges us

not to be afraid of love...
[they cut holes for his eyes and his trunk even though he is not real]

Saturday, November 18, 2006

barcelona nights

rilke reminds us of the gesture with which little flowers

open in the morning...
[an old bottle drying rack is transformed into a duchampian floor lamp]

[[painting by cy twombly at the pompidou centre, paris]]

Friday, November 17, 2006

wie Gott in Frankreich...

in the off chance that we are not living our lives fully,

think of god in france...
[another day, another dollar is not the most satisfying of formulae]