Jean Cocteau on Art

“An artist cannot speak about his art any more
than a plant can discuss horticulture.” -Jean Cocteau

This being said, I love the back story of an image, a song, a mountain range, a flower. Art has the ability to take us beyond the mundane and the power to transcend. I want my images to stand on their own, without explanation, enabling the viewer to come to their own conclusion or emotional response. However, I am interested in the location of a landscape or to know just why that girl is standing in the middle of the street, bursting with laughter. An image can appear ordinary, but oftentimes extraordinary measures were taken to get the shot.

I will share some of these stories with you. I welcome your comments, questions and suggestions.

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9 Responses to Jean Cocteau on Art

  1. Great shot, makes me want to be there.

  2. Joey says:

    Beautiful site, sister. Great work as always.

  3. Bernadette says:

    Enjoyed my time here, Theresa … and love the new site. And I am looking VERY forward to what the muses will be inspiring to ‘show up’ in this journal! xoxo

    • Theresa Dimenno says:

      Thank you Bernadette. As always, it is a pleasure to share space in this world with you. Stay tuned for more consistent blog postings!

  4. Alice says:

    Absolutely Beautiful Theresa! I look forward to the future of your site! xoxox

    • Theresa Dimenno says:

      Thank you so much Alice! I am embarrass
      ed to ask since I know several lovely women named Alice, but which one are you?

  5. Theresa Dimenno says:

    Thank you so much, however, I’m not sure how to answer your question. Much of my website was taken from a WordPress template and my graphic designer assisted with tweaks here and there.

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