|Chinese Embroidery on Silk - ca. 1890|
The Chinese embroidery reminded me of mirrored reflections - sometimes these must not even be a true mirage, yet one has the impression of it being inseparably interwoven and connected.
The second piece of music: Please listen to the Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinuschka (Variations for the healing of Arinuska).
|Simply a button - combining purpose and beauty|
|Two round red buttons - form and function perfected|
Arvo Pärt's technique in his own words: "I have discovered that it is enough when a single note is beautifully played. This one note, or a silent beat, or a moment of silence, comforts me. I work with very few elements —with one voice, two voices. I build with primitive materials —with the triad, with one specific tonality. The three notes of a triad are like bells and that is why I call it tintinnabulation."
Reducing and distilling one's art to the very essence is aspired all fields of creativity, be it in painting, composing, sculpting, in architecture, mathematics, in writing and designing, and in textile arts. Even in friendships one can find such completely true and essential relationships, where most often no words are needed ... to know and understand.
|The pyrenees at sunset|