"Works of art are always the product of a dangerous situation, an experience taken to the limits,
to the point where one can no longer go any further."
Rainer Maria Rilke
"Nature is not on the surface; it is in the depths. Colors are the expression of the depth.
They grow up from the roots of the world. They are its life, the life of ideas."
Paul Cezanne explaining his artistic response to nature. (1839-1906)