Posts Tagged ‘Rosamond W. Purcell’

Photography at the Boston Athenaeum

Thursday, March 28th, 1991

The Boston Athenaeum, a Library with gracious high-ceilinged rooms adorned with columns and all kinds of Graeco-Roman archi­tec­tural details, and filled with books and pictures, was built by 19th century Bosto­nians as a modern temple to Athena, Goddess of Wisdom.

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The Future of Art

Friday, March 1st, 1991

It is art that acknowl­edges the struggle of its own making, and conveys a sense of life as composed of frag­ments, where not every­thing is legible, and some things are irrev­o­cably ruined or lost. The past haunts and enriches the present. Memory and imag­i­na­tion are inter­twined. It is a mirror of the soul.

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