Saturday, April 21, 2007

The Philosophy of Completion

A friend of mine was close to Marc Chagall for the last ten years of his life. One day he found himself in Chagall's atelier - the artist was very protective of his private work place. My friend was amazed to see many paintings all around the walls in various stages of completion. Some seemed to him to be finished.
"Marc, how do you know when a painting is finished?"
"Well I take it and place it amongst the flowers in my garden and if it looks right it is finished."

Marc & Vava Chagall



Thanks for dropping in on my blog. Hope you'll check it out again. Liked the Chagall comment.

Richard Havers said...

I will Iain, your blog is good and eclectic!