July 27, 2014
"I looked over the world, this scene — radiant trees balanced on earth, grasses waving, the sky above…I stood there and felt my heart breaking."

Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day

July 27, 2014
Sydney Long (Australian, 1871-1955)
Fantasy (Summer Dance), c.1916-17. Oil on canvas. Art Gallery NSW.

Sydney Long (Australian, 1871-1955)

Fantasy (Summer Dance), c.1916-17. Oil on canvas. Art Gallery NSW.

9:28pm
  
Filed under: Sydney Long 
July 27, 2014
"It’s not about the words. It’s about the memories lost inside the words."

Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters (via c-ovet)

(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via lifeinpoetry)

July 27, 2014
Sydney Long (Australian, 1871-1955)
Pastoral Idyll, c.1908. Oil on wood panel.

Sydney Long (Australian, 1871-1955)

Pastoral Idyll, c.1908. Oil on wood panel.

8:43pm
  
Filed under: Sydney Long 
July 27, 2014
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
The Beach at Selsey Bill, C.1881. Oil on canvas. 

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

The Beach at Selsey Bill, C.1881. Oil on canvas. 

July 21, 2014
Pierre Gaston Rigaud (French, 1874–1939)
 Le Pont Neuf, Paris, 1909. Black chalk and gouache on paper.

Pierre Gaston Rigaud (French, 1874–1939)

Le Pont Neuf, Paris, 1909. Black chalk and gouache on paper.

10:39pm
  
Filed under: Pierre Gaston Rigaud 
July 21, 2014
onat53:
William Evelyn Osborn [1868-1906] 
Beach at Dusk, St Ives Harbour (ca.1895)

onat53:

William Evelyn Osborn [1868-1906] 

Beach at Dusk, St Ives Harbour (ca.1895)

(via chasingtailfeathers)

July 21, 2014

(Source: syrus1974, via outdarethenight)

July 21, 2014
"The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn"

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray 

July 21, 2014
Kenneth D. Smith
Information (c.1930)  servatius.blogspot.co.uk

Kenneth D. Smith

Information (c.1930)  servatius.blogspot.co.uk

July 21, 2014
Fan Ho
Survivor, Hong Kong, 1956.

Fan Ho

Survivor, Hong Kong, 1956.

9:10pm
  
Filed under: Fan Ho black and white cat 1950's 
July 21, 2014
Paul J. Woolf
In The Work Room, Clarence H. White School of Photography, New York , 1932.

Paul J. Woolf

In The Work Room, Clarence H. White School of Photography, New York , 1932.

July 17, 2014
Daniela Estone (Italian, b.1980)
Solitude, 2009. Oil on board.

Daniela Estone (Italian, b.1980)

Solitude, 2009. Oil on board.

9:08pm
  
Filed under: Daniela Estone art 
July 17, 2014
"She was terrifying in her beauty, bright like a devouring star."

Leigh Bardugo, Little Knife (via petrichour)

(Source: mashamorevna, via lifeinpoetry)

8:56pm
  
Filed under: Leigh Bardugo 
July 17, 2014
Gordon Anthony
Serge Lifar in “Icare”, 1936. National Portrait Gallery.

Gordon Anthony

Serge Lifar in “Icare”, 1936. National Portrait Gallery.