Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Finished

I finished the stitching on Monumental Simplicity. I am folding it up. Putting it away for a bit. I've also just finished three novels. These endings give me a space for new beginnings. "What Tolstoy achieves by his exploration of detail is a completely solid material framework ...whatever he is talking about is made intimate." Joel Carmichael, one of many translators of Anna Karenina.

"Whatever Tolstoy's art is, we are unconscious of it."

5 comments:

  1. all those stitches, how wonderfully beautiful

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  2. the novels were:

    Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
    Room by Emma Donoghue

    and thanks for the compliment re: all those stitches. Now I just have to listen to the piece to see what to do next, if anything.

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  3. Anonymous8:21 am

    nice!

    i try to keep everything i do intimate. from writing to photos to meals and quilts.

    at the end of it our conversation with a viewer is private.

    that's an important word to always keep in mind.

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  4. congratulations Judy - your work looks beautiful - your stitching is finished in good time - i am still stitching!!

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