Via Robert Sturman
on Apr 9, 2012
How hungry we all are to be seen.
Seen beyond assuming ignorance and judgement by how we appear.
Whether a supermodel or a man serving a life sentence.
Is it a crime to be “beautiful” or to feel beautiful?
Is it a crime to be so devoted to your practice that it is beautiful?
The camera does not judge.
He had a drug problem.
It’s not just a gift we can give.
It’s a gift we receive.
The honor of reflecting another’s humanity can be linked directly to reassuring someone that they exist.
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Intoxicated With Beauty—Portrait of an Artist's Soul. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Credentials: Official Artist 47th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS, 2010 FIFA World Cup Artist Representing America, Official Artist 2007 United States Olympics. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— To learn more about Robert Sturman: www.RobertSturmanStudio.com.A dedicated yoga practitioner himself, Sturman's work has increasingly focused on capturing the timeless grace and embodied mindfulness of asana. His portraits, whether set in the lively streets of Manhattan, the expansiveness of Malibu's beaches and canyons, the timeless elegance of Walden's New England, or the bleakness of San Quentin Prison, remind us that there is beauty everywhere. In Sturman's own words "I often think of Rumi: 'I can't stop pointing to the beauty.' That feels right to me." ...... Excerpt from Dearbhla Kelly's article: