Arts Everyday Living: Penetrating the Mystery of Nature–Through the Eyes of a Horse

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PENETRATING THE MYSTERY OF NATURE

THROUGH THE EYES OF A HORSE

 

 

 

Franz Marc, Horse in a Landscape, 1910, oil on canvas, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Is there any more mysterious idea for an artist than the conception of how nature is mirrored in the eyes of an animal?  How does the horse see the world, or an eagle, a doe, or a dog?

Franz Marc, 100 Aphorisms

 Animals fascinated German Expressionist Franz Marc (1880-1916) and were the subjects of a considerable number of his art works during his short career which ended prematurely with his death during World War I.

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