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On this breezy October morn, I walk
in the swift shadows of cloud-cursing rooks,
watching the world wake on the horizon.
Leo Yankevich
All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses. Through the open doors
The harmless phantoms on their errands glide,
With feet that make no sound upon the floors.

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,437 mod
    edited March 30
    Over the final weekend, the exhibition will close at midnight (normal closing time is 10pm). Hockney has over 60 years of work (he's nearly 80). Thanks for this @pridepoc. I'll be visiting London in May so I have put this in my diary to go.

    Peter getting out of Nick's Pool (1966)


    Listen to Hockey talking about his thoughts on painting.
    http://brightcove.vo.llnwd.net/e1/uds/pd/1854890877/1854890877_5255287985001_5255285029001.mp4?pubId=1854890877&videoId=5255285029001
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Posts: 2,214 mod
    Ah Marianne! If I'm there too we could go together!

    Here's the recording:-
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,437 mod
    I was very pleased to fund some lovely prints of some of Botero's paintings at a book market in Genoa. I think I'll be investing in one or two to frame and put on my wall @Monik as a great souvenir of the works of art I saw in Bogota and Medellin last year.
  • MonikMonik Posts: 999 ✭✭✭✭
    @mheredge wow that's nice. I can't wait to see which of them you'll choose :)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,437 mod
    I'm thinking of choosing one of his beautiful fat ladies for my bathroom @Monik.

    I think this is one of the paintings they have.




    Though one of my favourites is this one, as it has such a weird perspective.


  • MonikMonik Posts: 999 ✭✭✭✭
    wow @mheredge both are beautiful. However, I'm thinking how would I feel having one of these in my bathroom... LOL :D
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,437 mod
    What's really interesting is that my friend has found some lovely old tiles in the bathroom under the existing floor tiles, that were tiled over at some point. Unfortunately they are damaged but it's interesting what you find @Monik.
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