All The Way to The End

“Surely all art is the result of one’s having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

 

Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

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To Those Who Really Love

“This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

 

Rilke with Clara Westhoff-Rilke, 1906

In the photograph, Clara Westhoff, a sculptress and student of Rodin’s, is modelling a bust of Rilke.