art matters

“My soul comes from better worlds and I have an incurable homesickness of the stars.”

– Nikos Kazantzakis

Philippe Garel

Freelance photographer,: Marc Riboud 

Sabine Timm, Seedlings


“Give me a museum and I will fill it.”

– Pablo Picasso

Bahrain Hajo 

Portrait of Signor Scalzi by Charles Joseph Flipart, c 1730–40



“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

– Edgar Degas

Gustav Klimt ( 1862-1918 )

Two Studies of a Singing Girl c. 1896

pencil on card.

Eifman Ballet’s Red Giselle

Photo by Irina Tuminene

Manuele Fior, Le Grand Meulens

Tom Waits


Fern-leaved Peony (Paeonia Tenuifolia) plate from ‘Floral Illustrations’ by Mrs E. Roscoe. Published London 1829. After  Margaret Roscoe.

Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.






“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”




– Albert Schweitzer






Eifman Ballet’s Red Giselle

Photo by Irina Tuminene




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