Water statues: Malgorzata Chodakowska

Originally posted on Global Art Junkie:
These lithe, elegant water figures by Dresden-based sculptor Malgorzata Chodakowska are a cleansing experience, especially in the sad, dark days of¬† this post-Paris world.¬† (Watch the soothing video, below, as well) The Polish-born artist works primarily in wood and bronze and is well known for the seductive balance of…

Douce France. (Même pas peur)

Douce France Cher pays de mon enfance… Sweet France, dear (beloved) country of my childhood. It is an old song by Charles Trenet. Written in 1943, right during World War II, and occupation, this song possibly embodies all the virtues of France. Virtues in the Latin sense, not values, an ambiguous word too… “galvaud√©” (overused)?…

We shall never surrender. Paris killings.

Cowards have hit again. In various places of Paris. Le Bataclan where 1500 people were watching a concert. A hundred hostages were killed by the terrorists. A few days ago, more than 200 Russians were most likely killed by an anonymous bomb. The Egyptian government denies. Don’t want to scare the tourists. Cowards. Cowards. Cowards.…