Friday, March 10, 2006


It's funny--I've seen this painting in person on three separate trips to the Louvre, I've looked at reproductions numerous times--and today was the first time I noted the ingenious fault of perception at its core. Take your eyes away from the magnificent and somber action of the figures and the Grail is at once mysteriously foreground to the scene, background, and beneath Christ's eventual wounds. I wish I could paint...

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