Shi*'s photos


Salvation II

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play of instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. Carl Jung

Orchidaceous musing

'I don't turn off what turns me on' St Vincent 'Here now the delicate Graces And the Muses with beautiful hair…' Sappho

Francesco Zuccarelli - Andrea Palladio invita a visitare Vicenza

Seen at Villa Leoni Montanari …

Villa Capra 'La Rotonda'

In the portico ...

Bucranium

Vicenza … a Palladian detail. Now I know what a triglyph (three vertical lines mimicking roof timbers) is and how a bucranium (Ox skull) might be used to ornament the metope (the space in between the triglyphs)! … simples! The Ox skull goes back to sacrificial display on Greek temples.

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Villa Valmarana ai nani

View from the garden

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Wallpaper

Oxburgh Hall

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Oxburgh Hall

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Ballachulish

On the road ...
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