Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Some Paintings of Clouds

JMW Turner

Louisa Matthiasdottir

Stanley Lewis

Bernard Chaet


Eric Aho, Constable Squall

John Constable, The Lock (detail).
I am so sorry that the color in this image is waaay off.

Emil Nolde

Henry Stooshinoff

from Clouds by Denise Levertov:

But I forced to mind my vision of a sky
close and enclosed, unlike the space in which these clouds move—
a sky of gray mist it appeared—
and how looking intently at it we saw
its gray was not gray but a milky white
in which radiant traces of opal greens,
fiery blues, gleamed, faded, gleamed again...

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