Wednesday, June 01, 2005

The True Face of Beauty

**FLYING CONDITIONS: Partly Sunny**

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
1904


"Windflowers" by John William Waterhouse
1903

3 comments:

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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