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By The Seaside

Artist's Statement:

For the most part, my paintings seek to identify and accentuate the beauty in ordinary subjects. In this way, I hope to provide a temporary oasis from both mundane and monumental cares.

Even in the best of times “the world is too much with us, late and soon; we lay waste our powers and for everything are out of tune.” Quote adapted from The World Is Too Much With Us (Wordsworth)

Oil on Belgian Linen

24 x 30 in

The sigh of all the seas breaking in measure round the isles soothed them; the night wrapped them; nothing broke their sleep,

until, the birds beginning and the dawn weaving

their thin voices in to its whiteness

Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse

All the rivers flow into the sea, yet the sea is not full;

to the place where the rivers flow, there they repeatedly go.

Ecclesiastes 1:7

There comes a time in a man’s life when he hears the call of the sea.

If the man has a brain in his head, he will hang up

the phone immediately.

Dave Barry

author, humorist

Art as an Oasis™

Art as an Oasis is a series of occasional postings from the art of Carrie Kleinberger

providing a temporary respite from both mundane and monumental cares

complimented by words of wisdom from a diversity of others.

Paintings on the Peaceful Power of Water

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