‘The Artist Must Taste Dark Water And See Wild Winds.’ (20)

Posted: March 12, 2017 by vequinox in Literature

Big Art Theory Blog

‘Once the soul was perfect and had wings, it could sour into haven that only creatures with wings can be. But the soul lost its wings and fell to earth where it took an earthly body.  Now, while it lives in this body no outward sign of wings can be seen yet the roots of its wings are still there… And we see a beautiful woman or a man, the soul remembers the beauty it used to know in haven, and begins to spout and that makes the soul want to fly but it cannot yet it is still too weak so that man keeps staring up to the sky at a young bird, he lost all interest in the world around…’ (T. Malick, ‘The Knight Of Cups’)

gabriele1© Gabriele Viertel, Merit Award of Best of Contemporary Photography 2015, Fort Wayne Museum

gabriele2gabriele3© Gabriele Viertel

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