Day 280: Something Beautiful—The Horse and Rhino

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year.

Paris. Another shot from the Musee d’Orsay. At the home of some of the most important modern art works in the world, it’s easy to lose sight of individual masterpieces—especially those in the plaza surrounding the building. I very much liked the focus on the posture of the horse and the magnificent derrierre of the rhino. The horse was created by Pierre-Louis Rouillard and Alfred Jacquemard created the rhinoceros for the Universal Exhibition (World’s Fair) in 1878. Both were  originally located in front of the Palace Trocadero. Against the monochromatic buildings the blue sky and stark white of the clouds — interesting and unusual in a beautiful way…



About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.
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