But dreams--of those who dream as I, Aspiringly, are damned, and die: Yet should I swear I mean alone, By notes so very shrilly blown, To break upon Time's monotone, While yet my vapid joy and grief Are tintless
of the yellow leaf-- Why not an imp the graybeard hath, Will shake his shadow in my path-- And e'en the graybeard will o'erlook Connivingly my dreaming-book.
How, with the tintless
pallor of her skin and the classic straightness of her lineaments, she managed to look sensual, I don't know.
Alexi-Meskhishvili's choice of a colorful, blossoming plant for a tintless
picture drains the motif of its ostensible naturalness and draws our attention to the composition's structural qualities.
tapestry, brashly emblazoned and consciously archaic ("tintless
cheek [and] rayless eye" is "the mountain gale / The dewy tuff, and open sky" (ll.
Martin Caiger-Smith, the exhibition organizer there, and the architect Paul Williams, of Stanton-Williams, who has had a lot of experience designing installations for the Hayward's challenging concrete interiors, transformed the entire space, both lower and upper galleries, with ramps, scrim, and seemingly tintless
white paint, a cold white reminiscent of the interiors of European artists' studios in the late '50s and '60s.