Thursday, April 1, 2010

Daily Practice 91/365

Title: "Victims of Circumstance"
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My darling suggested the subject for today's daily practice. The semi-erect, trying to look dignified, carcasses of last year's window box flowers, killed off by frost. She was struck by the sculptural qualities of the dead plants, a study in the massing of the plants, with their repetitious attitude and structures. We don't like to admit it, but there is a delicate beauty in death, in the transformation that tissues undergo from life into death.

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