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American artist Grant Devolson Wood (1891-1942) painted American Gothic in 1930. It is held by the Art Institute of Chicago.

Source: American Gothic by Grant Wood Poster | Zazzle

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Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956).

Source: LYONEL FEININGER | Beauty Bellezza Beauté


“Marcel, no more painting; go get a job.” — Marcel Duchamp, painter, sculptor, French-naturalized, American

Source: “Marcel, no more painting; go get a job.” | Art of Quotation


“I hate writing, I love having written.” ― Dorothy Parker, American, poet, short story writer, critic, satirist

Source: “I hate writing, I love having written.”


Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe [1887-1986] by Alfred Stieglitz

“I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say in any other way — things that I had no words for.”

Blue and Green Music 1921

Blue and Green Music 1919-1920

“I have things in my head that are not like what anyone taught me — shapes and ideas so near to me, so natural to my way of being and thinking.”

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Sarah


pennstationPenn Station, Manhattan

With thanks to Art Lark

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Anti-Stratfordian Mark Twain, wrote "Is S...

Mark Twain, wrote “Is Shakespeare Dead?” shortly before his death in 1910. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”  Mark Twain

I don’t mind, and it doesn’t matter.  I would not be young again for all the tea in China.  Especially as I don’t drink tea.

Is this the time to admit that while I have seen countless adaptations, I have never read Twain’s books?  Don’t all cry out at once—I do have Tom Sawyer on my iPhone!  But I’ve recently gloried in the exquisite prose of Margaret Atwood with Alias Grace, and the rest of her oeuvre is beckoning.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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