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Their undiminished intensity of colour and certainty of expression invite precisely the knowing contemplativeness that allows the self to transcend the immediate concerns of the present:
Wenders' occasionally off-putting, post-war European contemplativeness was, also like Kiarostami's work, often tempered by the naive, sometimes starkly learned point of view of children -- an idea both directors gleaned from post-war Italian cinema.
The desperation voiced in these lines from a 1955 poem is already, as occurs during the dark night of Juan de la Cruz, a passage to something else, a "happy destiny." In the passage over that threshold of darkness to the contemplativeness of one who writes there is revealed the mysterious beauty of the labyrinth, new births, resurrections, total radiance: "dedalo di falo, spezie, sospiri da manti di smeraldo ventilato."
According to Jones, symbolist and impressionist techniques show Toomer's thought to be "reified" - as do his religiosity, his contemplativeness, his attempts to merge genres, and, most crucially, his denial of his assigned "place" in American racial structures.
the qualities which are intrinsic to the aesthetic experience (disinterestedness, contemplativeness, attentiveness, the awakening of the feelings) .
This text imagines painting, with its flesh tones and its chiaroscuro effects, as born from dreaming of an intimate union between corpulence and contemplativeness - in color, of course.
MACDONALD: I understand that you've called Ten Skies an antiwar film (meaning, I assume, that natural beauty and contemplativeness are an antidote to belligerence and destruction)--but would you expect a viewer to think of the film in that way?