Tag Archives: Sandro Botticelli

DOWN TO EARTH IS FOR SISSIES

  “Old age is no place for sissies”  – Bette Davis Since biology has determined that I must sleep 30% of my life, I’ve given myself permission to dream big and write surreal because Bette Davis was right, and Self-publishing … Continue reading

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LOVE POETRY BEYOND THE GRAVE

Fiction glorifies the art of paranormal romance,  reincarnation, and eternal bliss   Two Dantes say so: “I have been here before, But when or how I cannot tell: I know the grass beyond the door, The sweet keen smell, The sighing … Continue reading

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Guilty till proven innocent

The Buchi Della Verita or ‘the mouths of truth’ were ballot boxes for anonymous accusations during the time of Leonardo da Vinci. It was one such ‘ballot’ which drove the twenty-four year-old Leonardo into irrecoverable shame that surfaced from time … Continue reading

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Loving Botticelli

I love the concept of a painting interacting with a viewer. ‘The Portrait of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde aged while the man remained young. I have always wanted to step into a narrative painting and look around behind the … Continue reading

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Walking on Venus

When a mural painter has no ladder there are always alternative canvasses. I illustrate floors and tabletops and doors. This ‘Venus underfoot’ is from a renaissance hallway in the art gallery I used to own near Inverness, Scotland. Another of … Continue reading

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