Thursday, August 18, 2011

Arthur Bispo do Rosário


In case you missed this incredibly talented artist's work over on Album Carioca I thought I'd repost it here. His body of work had an instant emotional connection for me. 

His life, kind of tragic... well by my standards perhaps not his. While I think his work speaks for itself I do wonder if we have as a society an unhealthy fascination with unstable and eccentric artists. And on the other hand perhaps his refusal to blend with society allowed him a wonderful wonderful way of viewing the world which he shares with us. Ahhh.... fell into my own trap didn't I, romanticizing the ill of mind. But who am I to judge what is the illnesses the of mind.

via Album Carioca 
photos via Imaginario Poetico

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