Archive for November, 2010

St Benedict’s Abbey, Vaals, by Dom Hans Van der Laan

2010/11/30

Photographs taken on the Feast of St Martin, November 2010

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Transparency (literal)

2010/11/26

Resonant Restraint

2010/11/25

Here the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is interviewed by Björk for the 1997 BBC Documentary Modern Minimalists:

In art, everything is possible, but everything [that] is made is not necessary.

 

Two Churches by Rudolf Schwarz in Aachen

2010/11/24

Fronleichnamskirche (Corpus Christi), Aachen, completed in 1930:

St Bonifaz, Aachen, completed posthumously 1964 (in collaboration with his wife Maria). Schwarz described it as a Stufenberg or stepped mountain:

Zumthor’s Bruder Klaus Chapel, Wachendorf

2010/11/22

charcoal and pencil drawing

Monastery on a Cliff, Porto (1:500)

2010/11/19

Different Scales

2010/11/15

The Interrogative Mood

2010/11/11

Padgett Powell, on Today this morning discussing his new work:

the overt non-sequitur is always a covert sequitur

which might not make much sense until you hear it

honesty in all things

2010/11/04