Wednesday, June 01, 2005

The True Face of Beauty


On Monday, my husband and I were browsing a local nursery. On the discount table, we saw this statue. Originally priced at $250, it has been marked down to $15. The reason? The statue's face was almost completely missing.

My husband and I looked each other. He asked, "What can we do with her?" I replied, "Plant something in her face?"

So we did. I think she's fabulous.

image © C. Geisler 2005

Nature makes sublime
the abandoned works of man.
True face of beauty.

image © C. Geisler 2005

When looking at the statue, I am reminded of these two paintings:

"Boreas" by John William Waterhouse

"Windflowers" by John William Waterhouse


mireille said...

Beautiful ... who would have thought that what some see as emptiness, others see as someplace in which to grow things. Nice.

Cerys Clevercrow said...

Thanks so much!

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