In his new group of paintings called "Cloud Music," a name more commonly associated with New Age meditation music, Willems's fascination with toppling towers and prehistoric scenes derives from the stoical
presumption that somehow man stands above the decay and ruin of his time, even though, much like the ill-fated dinosaur, we are fast on the way to becoming a dying breed ourselves.
He was aware of the serious nature of his final illness but, according to a friend, took it in stoical
fashion that was typical of the man," the statement on the website said.
To the Editor: J is a 29-year-old rural Zulu man, tall and muscular, intelligent and stoical
But those moments of emotion, so endearing in tough, stoical
men, are not appreciated in women, no matter how tough and stoical
they may be otherwise.
His many fans will not be disappointed by "Thrill of a Romance," with its stoical
whimsy, or by the Stevensian closing poem, "Singalong.
Tesco has been stoical
to the last in the face of opposition to its expansion plans in the UK.
Kitchen, the epitome of the professional dramatic British narrator, brings the emotional conflict of the stoical
Scobie to life.
Cavendish's interest lies in the responses war evokes in women, and so she surveys wives' reactions to their husbands' departure for battle, from Lady Passionate's emotional displays to Madam Jantil's stoical
We could have done without the African music and stoical
stereotypes every time some patient died.
Psychologically, it was a harrowing experience (although I tried my best to be stoical
The result of this stoical
acceptance is that Swedes welcome new ideas.
However, all is not bleak and stoical
in the vernacular, as Brown's character Slim Greer demonstrates.