Tag Archives: Sorrow

An Artist’s Sorrows —

“Patrick Henry Bruce was one of the early and most ardent Matisse pupils and soon he made little Matisses, but he was not happy. In explaining his unhappiness he told Gertrude Stein, they talk about the sorrows of great artists, … Continue reading

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Even the Heavens Wept —

Shinto, the religion that belongs to Japan indigenously, before the arrival of Buddhism, is an animist religion. It believes that the physical world and the spiritual world are inseparable, that natural phenomena are also living entities like human beings, and … Continue reading

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