It’s comforting to know that at one time or another, all the artists, designers and musicians I thought held some miraculous & unreachable talent — started as amateurs. Their talent didn’t simply appear out of nowhere, it took years and years of hard work and failure until finally artists…
Mini Zucchini, Caramelized Onion and Honey Chevre Cupcakes. My first savoury addition to VanillaExtracts. Yum.
These were a favourite appetizer for Christmas Evening - delish.
Kiss by the Window, 1892, oil on canvas, 73 x 92 cm, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo.
Munch’s art offers some of the world’s most effective images of emotional states — a veritable international sign language of the soul. The raw blue tones of Kiss by the Window are full of sensible eroticism. The only illumination is from windows across the way. The couple has retreated behind the curtain and Munch has cropped off much of their bodies. His brushstrokes merge their bodies. Only a small section of the woman’s neck is even visible, she is overwhelmed, almost consumed, by her lover’s embrace. Did Munch mean for us to feel like voyeurs watching this private, intense moment?