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Kahlil Gibran

Twenty Drawings

Amirahas quoted5 months ago
“I know of no one else in whom drawing and poetry are so linked together as to make him a new Blake.”
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Our souls have sight of that immortal sea from whence we came.”
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his paintings are so suggestive of the art of the sculptor.
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thought and representation.
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Gibran’s studies of movement are akin to those of Michelangelo because he has arrived at a unity of
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“Venice as the Queen of the Adriatic.”
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To the East the lotus is a flower, but also a symbol of divinity; to the West it is a flower developing into the acanthus design and completing the circle, it becomes a decoration, and so again only a flower.
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The pre-Raphaelites
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is a Classicist and his work owes more to the findings of da Vinci than it does to any of our modern insurgents.
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As a poet, he is a Romanticist, moving abreast the times and incorporating the keenly analytic spirit of our age into the ancient parable or the simple form of rhythmic prose.
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no poet of former generations has done more to bring about a closer understanding between the East and the West than Kahlil Gibran.
Amirahas quoted5 months ago
and he exhibited at the Salon a series of portraits, which included Debussy, Rostand, Sarah Bernhardt, and Rodin himself, who said: “I know of no one else in whom drawing and poetry are so linked together as to make him a new Blake.”
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There he worked with Rodin
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The lives of former generations are a lesson to posterity.”
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