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The Rose is Not Beauty

When you are walking down a city street and not paying much attention-perhaps you are downtrodden by some confusion-and come suddenly upon a rosebush blooming against a brick wall, you may be struck and awakened by the appearance of beauty. … Continue reading

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Idées Fixes of the Week

Rineke Dijkstra, arguably the most essential contemporary portrait photographer. A photograph works best when the formal aspects such as light, colour and composition, as well as the informal aspects like someone’s gaze or gesture come together. In my pictures I … Continue reading

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Idées Fixes of the Week

***** Repetition enables us to form habits and to accept the world as familiar Czeslaw Milosz Exiles Rhythm is at the core of human life. It is, first of all, the rhythm of the organism, ruled by the heartbeat and … Continue reading

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