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Leonard Cohan - '...thats how the light gets in'

'Words in Porcelain'

Leonard Cohen.

 


Trained as a poet and ordained as a Buddhist monk, Leonard Cohen (September 21, 1934–November 7, 2016) is our patron saint of sorrow and redemption. He wrote songs partway between philosophy and prayer.

One of his most beloved lyric lines, from the song “Anthem” — a song that took Cohen a decade to write — remains what is perhaps the most meaningful message for troubled and troubling times: “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” It springs from a central concern of Cohen’s life and work, one which he revisited in various guises across various songs.

In dark times, poetry and music often become more important to us, providing the kind of transcendence we need to interpret painful events in a wider context. And Cohen wrote “Anthem,” one of his most beautiful and hopeful songs, in a tumultuous global period.

 

Materials - Ming Porcelain

Process - Raw Porcelain is rolled to create the tile, each letter is hand imprinted into the clay, which is then fired in the potter's kiln at 1290 degrees celsius, making it solid to withstand all elements. The art tile is then mounted onto a white wooden frame (20cm x 25cm) , with any inscription you would like written under the tile, otherwise this will be left blank.

*Please note that I make bespoke Porcelain Art with any words that you may want. Anything is a possibility, just message me to enquire.

  • SHIPPING INFO

    Shipping will be provided via Irish Postal System - An Post.

     

    I use Standard Post, but if you would like to Ship by registered post please do let me know. 

€90.00Price