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“Does the Botticelli Make Me Feel More Matrophilial?”


Photograph by John Diamond, M.D.

How many millions have puzzled over Botticelli’s “La Primavera” – and the infinite reproductions. And all the basic question: What’s it about??

But what if that is unimportant?

What if the question were: How does it make me Feel?

And then – am I more Matrophilial now?

A degree of Matrophilia is the underlying deep communication of every artistic creation – as it is of every human communication.


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