"La malinconia te la portavi addosso come un profumo e la tragedia era l’unica situazione umana che tu capissi veramente. Se una persona non era infelice, non ti interessava."— Oriana Fallaci a Pier Paolo Pasolini

A pleurant statue in Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris. Pleurant (French) or "weeper" statues represent the eternal grief at the loss of a loved one. I have long been fascinated by the depth and detail that goes into cemetery statuary.

Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Beauty from Ashes: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris, by marianboulogne

Old Moss Woman's Gardens

How to grow moss on outdoor statues, rock walls, pathways. Would be amazing to turn a green wall into a sculpture using this sort of idea.

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