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Poems Without Words

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at TEMPORARILY CLOSED: UCI Institute and Museum of California Art (IMCA), Irvine CA

Apr 06 2019
Aug 10 2019
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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