Reading by the Oven (1961). Oksana Dmitrievna Sokolovskaya (Russian, 1917-1999). Oil on canvas. Springville Museum of Art, Utah, USA.
“To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.” — Gaston Bachelard
In Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Comfort: A Fable in 24 Episodes by Richard Avedon, with Nadja Auermann and A Person Unknown, 1995