Wednesday, May 20, 2009

when a picture's worth 31 words...

pump organ classroom circa 1890

pump organ classroom circa 1890 detail

caution: steps

work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven.

walter benjamin, from 'one way street'

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Blogger ArtSparker said...

Musical notation in itself looks like an architectural plan, and I think when it is played it is a surrounding structure.

7:58 AM  
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10:44 AM  
Blogger Joey said...

Fantastic post!

6:53 AM  
Blogger Neil said...

Lovely. I suspect when some mathematical genius comes up with the perfect formula, we will discover that a picture is worth exactly seventeen syllables.

3:07 PM  

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