Condemned


The Hope of a Condemned Man, Joan Miró

Life is really

all but apologizing,

yeah, you found yourself

“So what!” they scream. Now apologize.

No, your no better -yesterday

climb the stairs to nowhere. -He

he had but

the loveliest of souls.

—-

“It is the black vein in white marble; it gets everywhere, appears under your chisel at any moment without warning. Your statue has to be redone.” Victor Hugo The Last Day of a Condemned Man

Is it a mistake that Rodin loved Victor Hugo? I should say not.

Bust of Young Balzac -Rodin (Columbus Museum of Art)

An example of Rodin’s work in anticipation of visiting the exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

(Honoré de Balzac, French novelist and playwright. May 20, 1799 –August 18, 1850)

2 thoughts on “Condemned

    1. I think in context it meant something and in any perspective, it can mean many things. Would it be the same for any other color, unwelcome in a painting? Or to mean a word bombed into a poem, to change the meaning all together? I see it as an outline to putting a work together. Would one seriously destroy their life’s work because of one mistake. A mistake only they see? Yes and no. We do it every day. Correct ourselves into perfection. Yes? J

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