The daily routine of most adults is so heavy and artificial that we are closed off to much of the world. We have to do this in order to get our work done. I think one purpose of art is to get us out of those routines. When we hear music or poetry or stories, the world opens up again.
The Blue Arch of a Mosque in Esfahan
Photo and caption by Tandis Khodadadian (Woodland Hills, CA); Photographed April 2013, Esfahan, Iran
Jimi Hendrix photographed by Jim Marshall during his soundcheck at the Monterey Pop Festival, 1967 (via)
Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.