My Favorite Piece of Art

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Art is so subjective. What even makes something "art"? 

I often feel that life is art in motion with nobody around to observe the quiet details. I experience a great sense of joy when I witness romance while it goes unnoticed by everyone else. It's the same bittersweet feeling I work through whenever I sink a long putt while playing a round of golf all alone. Sometimes I feel the same feeling when taking the long way home and happen to witness a once-in-a-lifetime sunset in my rear-view mirror. 

A breath. A moment. A split second that belongs me, and only me. 

Rodin has always been someone that I come back to and identify with time after time. "The Clenched Hand" tells such a story in the most simplest way. Someone who has shared and celebrated the quiet details of our human form in a way that no one else has. 

Art surrounds all of us, even in the most desolate locations on Earth. It's up to us to identify it, celebrate it, experience it to its fullest potential, and share our breath enthusiastically with everyone.

How you share it is up to you.

Overlook Ranch, Estes Park // sarah + signe

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Rocky Mountain Ranch Wedding Photographs
“Simplicity is the highest goal, achievable when you have overcome all difficulties. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
— Frederic Chopin

What She Knew // Lydia Davis

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"People did not know what she knew, that she was not really a woman but a man, often a fat man, but more often, probably, an old man.

The fact that she was an old man made it hard for her to be a young woman.

It was hard for her to talk to a young man,for instance, though the young man was clearly interested in her.

She had to ask herself, Why is this young man flirting with this old man?"

Lydia DavisBreak It Down