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TEARS IN ART: THIS DISPLAY OF EMOTION WILL CONVINCE YOU CRYING IS HEALTHY AND BRINGS SOLACE

Artwork by   Rim Lee

Artwork by Rim Lee

 

Why do tears come?

I believe I am happy
and don’t
know what to do with it.

I’ll let it all slide down my face
and drop onto my tongue.
I sing the words:
How will I ever go back from here?

– Derrick Brown

 

 

Brian Donnellly

Painting by Brian Donnellly

Dakota Bardy_1

Illustration by Dakota Bardy

Painting by Rogier van der Weyden

Painting by Rogier van der Weyden

frida tears - unknown

Frida in tears, Author (yet) unknown

 

 Digital Painting by Charlie Terrell

Digital Painting by Charlie Terrell

 

klimt tears

Gustav Klimt tears

Malika Favre_4

Digital artwork by Malika Favre

Man Ray

Tears, Man Ray

Milk Tears by Nadia Sarwar

Milk Tears by Nadia Sarwar

Natalie Foss

Illustration by Natalie Foss

Rogier van der Weyden (detail)

Painting by Rogier van der Weyden (detail)

 

Roy Liechtenstein

Roy Liechtenstein

 

Thiago Corrêa_1

Photo by Thiago Corrêa

Thomas Saliot Oil 2014 Painting , close up Catherine tear

Painting by Thomas Saliot

Unknown

Artwork by (yet) unknown creator