Wednesday, September 15, 2010

True colors

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People are like stained glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when the darkness sets in,
their true beauty is revealed
only if there is a light from within.
                                                       ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Guiding Angel, 1890
 Louis Comfort Tiffany

Pumpkin and Beets Window 1899
Louis Comfort Tiffany

Saguaro Forms and Cactus Flowers 1927
Frank Llyod Wright

United Nations Peace Window
Marc Chagall 1964

St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague
Alphonse Mucha, 1930
Detail, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague 1930
Alphonse Mucha

The Infant Baccus 1884
John LaFarge
Innovative American Artist
who discovered opalescent glass
Baccus: Roman God of Wine!

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
signature rose motif in mauve

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
purple rose panel

Rose panel 1901
House For An Art Lover, Belahouston, Glasgow
Charles Rennie Mackintosh


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