Posted: September 7, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: drunk, edvard munch, hangover, munch, the day after, wine
The Day After. Edvard Munch.
Posted: January 13, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing, Poetry, Writing | Tags: 1896, 20th century, absence, edvard munch, French, German Expressionism, heartbreak, love, man, memories, munch, Norway, paul eluard, poet, separation, surrealist, tears, woman
By Paul Eluard
I speak to you across cities
I speak to you across plains
My mouth is upon your pillow
Both faces of the walls come meeting
My voice discovering you
I speak to you of eternity
O cities memories of cities
Cities wrapped in our desires
Cities come early cities come lately
Cities strong and cities secret
Plundered of their master’s builders
All their thinkers all their ghosts
Fields pattern of emerald
Bright living surviving
The harvest of the sky over our earth
Feeds my voice I dream and weep
I laugh and dream among the flames
Among the clusters of the sun
And over my body your body spreads
The sheet of it’s bright mirror.
Separation. Edvard Munch. 1896.
Posted: November 23, 2013 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: alone, edvard munch, lonely, man, melancholy, munch, sad, sea, thinking
Melancholy. Edvard Munch. 1894-96.
Posted: October 24, 2013 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing, Poetry, Writing | Tags: 1895, 1902, Chile, departure, edvard munch, farewell, German Expressionism, goodbye, melancholy, munch, Neruda, Norway, Pablo Neruda, poem, song, song of despair, The Melancholy of Departure, time, Vampire
A Song of Despair
By Pablo Neruda
The memory of you emerges from the night around me.
The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea.
Deserted like the wharves at dawn.
It is the hour of departure, oh deserted one!
Cold flower heads are raining over my heart.
Oh pit of debris, fierce cave of the shipwrecked.
In you the wars and the flights accumulated.
From you the wings of the song birds rose
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Vampire II. Edvard Munch. 1895-1902.
Posted: October 4, 2013 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: 1915, couple, edvard munch, embrace, forest, lovers, munch, print, woodcut
Towards the Forest II. Edvard Munch. 1915.
Posted: September 26, 2013 Filed under: Art | Tags: alone, beach, edvard munch, girl, munch, print, the lonely one, young woman
Young Woman at the Beach: The Lonely One. Edvard Munch. 1896