To clarify: the title is excerpted from Act 1 of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The full quote goes:
"Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile;
So ere you find where light in darkness lies,
Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes."
It's a warning against spending too much of your life in scholarly pursuits.
Day By Day
Monday, July 14, 2008
That is a painting, not a photograph. The artist is Julie Tsang -- born in Hong Kong, raised in California, educated at Berkeley and in Florence, Italy, and currently living in San Francisco. She is a remarkable young talent. Check out her website here.