21 August 2010

Consider Genius & Taste

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Dovima in Balenciaga Cafe des Deux Magots,
Paris August 1955,
Richard Avedon




 Genius creates, and Taste preserves.Taste is the good sense of Genius; Without Taste, Genius is only Divine Folly.
                                                                                                                 ~  Alexander Pope



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8 comments:

  1. Thanks for the Dovima photo & image!!!
    What a beauty, story, elegance...
    I especially like her HAT!
    It is perfect!!!
    Ljerka Susanna Lukic, designer & writer
    ARTS & LETTERS COUTURE
    Toronto, Canada

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  2. The hound's name is Sascha, by the way.
    Such an amazing image.

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  3. I think Avedon's work is synonymous with Pope's quote.

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  4. How true ! Sometimes a sentence can change the meaning of life.

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  5. I'll be thinking about that the rest of the day... .

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  6. it hits the mark-gentlemen and RA was the man.

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