Morandi painted little but
bottles, boxes, jars, and vases. ... Morandi’s work seems to slow down
time and show you things you’ve never seen before. He painted
things one sees all the time, yet portrayed things never before seen. [Source]
Wallace Stevens wrote of wanting “to feel the same way over
and over,” the desire for “the river to go on flowing the same way.”
That’s Morandi. Seemingly in violation of natural law, he stepped into
the same river thousands of times. [Source]
... his work begins with small pictorial events that gather weight and
become perfect things. Taking in his rhythms, balance, color, and
surfaces, you see how something as minor as a still life can vie for
greatness with the Sistine ceiling. [Source]
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