Poems Without Words

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at Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine, The, Irvine CA

Apr 06
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Aug 10
Poems Without Words

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.”

These words were written by the Greek biographer and essayist Plutarch (46-120 AD) nearly two thousand years ago.  By definition, all the arts are sensual, meaning that they are pleasing to one or more of the five senses: vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch. While poetry can be read or spoken, paintings are uniquely accessed through our sense of vision. The French poet and art critic Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) wrote: Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.  In that spirit, one would be

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