I have been working on a draft introduction to the collection of the up and coming ebook entitled Paintings and Poetry by Zubyre Parvez. Thank you for purchasing Paintings and Poetry. This project came out of an afternoon trip to the National Gallery in London. Paintings are poetry, and poetry is painting. Therefore, in comprehending… Read More Introduction to Paintings and Poetry Ebook
Dyck shows her looking heavenwards because true charity combines love of one’s neighbour with love of God. – National Gallery The child looks with eyes of understanding At his mischievous brother as if his eyes were from beyond the background of the sky The woman gazes heavenward There is the cloud above her brow ©… Read More Week Eight: Paintings and Poetry No.8: Charity by Anthony Van Dyck
Did her vision keep her awake Or is she asleep? The auspicious vision Brought into the muddy earth Her garment golden A thoughtful painting of vision If you enjoyed this post, please share with colleagues, friends and family. © Zubyre Parvez 2016 All Rights Reserved WRITER BIO: Zubyre Parvez (BA hons) studied English Literature at… Read More Week Seven: Paintings and Poetry No.7: The Dream of Saint Helena by Veronese
Friend, foe, in one red burial blent! Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Turner quoted it with this painting. Passionate, rotund figures of Robustness with forthright appearances Of large noses are compared to the emotion inducing moon It shows a hazy darkness Expressing a dislike of war
Leading from the back.
There in the sky, pattern of hands The airy scene of the crowning Pure and free of earth The brown and white dog Takes a corner In the painting above is cloud The horn of plenty She sits by As pure as the child’s mind Infinity captured in architecture If you enjoyed this blogpost, please… Read More Week Six: Paintings and Poetry No.6: Happy Union by Paolo Veronese