In The Beginning, It Is Always Dark (The Neverending Story tribute) (Original Painting)
18″ x 24″ acrylics on canvas. 2018.
“In The Beginning, It Is Always Dark” is a tribute to “The Neverending Story” published in 1979 by German author Michael Ende (published originally in German as “Die unendliche Geschichte” and later translated into English), then adapted for film in 1984. When everything goes dark at the end of the film, just Sebastian and the Childlike Empress are left conversing and Sebastian asks “Why is it so dark?” The Childlike Empress replies: “In the beginning, it is always dark.”
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