What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast upon the optical part of our existence! We seldom really see the world, but when we do, we become as still as a picture.
More Quotes from Robert Musil:Time, which runs through the world like an endless tinsel thread, seemed to pass through the centre of this room and through the centre of these people and suddenly to pause and petrify, stiff, still and glittering... and the objects in the room drew a little closer together.
All still lifes are actually paintings of the world on the sixth day of creation, when God and the world were alone together, without man!
On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis, and this in turn rested on the two people in the room.
Layer by layer art strips life bare.
The thought came to me that all one loves in art becomes beautiful. Beauty is nothing but the expression of the fact that something is being loved. Only thus could she be defined.
The thoughts of my emotionally so disturbed days must be found again, shifted and developed further. Here and there something of the loose remarks I make must be used, but only when it finds my attention again.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Drawing & Painting Quotes, World Quotes
Based on Keywords: optical
Dear World, I am leaving because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool. Good luck.
Whether or not we establish freedom rests with ourselves.
Florence E. Allen
The part that I think is one of the most interesting is of course the one that Hayden Christensen plays.