segunda-feira, 6 de julho de 2015

Pensamentos

Marcel Duchamp, Avoir l'apprenti dans le soleil (1914, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia)
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"(…) How small we feel with our petty ambitions and strivings in the presence of the great elemental forces of nature! Are you well up in your Jean Paul?"
"Fairly so. I worked back to him through Carlyle."
"That was like following the brook to the parent lake. He makes one curious but profound remark. It is that the chief proof of man's real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness. It argues, you see, a power of comparison and of appreciation which is in itself a proof of nobility. There is much food for thought in Richter. (…)»
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2097/2097-h/2097-h.htm

3 comentários:

ana disse...

Adorei, Margarida.
Não conhecia este trabalho de Duchamp.
Beijinho. :))

Margarida Elias disse...

Também gostei. Bjns!

Presépio no Canal disse...

Gostei muito do desenho.