James McNeill Whistler

Whistler_nocturneinblackandgoldAs music is
the poetry of sound,
so is painting
the poetry of sight,
and the subject matter
has nothing to do
with harmony of sound
or of color.

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2 Responses to James McNeill Whistler

  1. shinichi says:

    Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyond

    by Peter Dayan

    http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754667919

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