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Richard Riemerschmid (German, 1868-1957), In the Countryside, 1895. 
Oil on canvas, 87 x 63 cm. Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich
“Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.”
— Maya Angelou 

Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930), Figure 4, 1959. 
Oil, encaustic and collage on canvas, 51.4 x 39.4 cm.

Finger Ring
Date: 14th century


Culture: British
Medium: Gold and sapphire

Varlin (Swiss, 1900-1977), Argène, c.1950. 
Oil on canvas, 51 x 46.5 cm.
“A painting is not a picture of an experience; it is an experience.”
— Mark Rothko

Painting, 195 x 130 cm, May 1953 by Pierre Soulages, 1953
Size: 196.5×129.9 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Paris in the 1920s.
Études sur Paris (André Sauvage, 1928)

New Orleans Cemetery, Sphinx,
2009 by Sibylline photography

Ferdinand Hodler (Swiss, 1853-1918), Portrait of Marc Odier, 1892. Oil on canvas.
Marc Odier (1856-1939) was a Swiss painter and engraver

Kees Van Dongen (Dutch-French,1877-1968), Femme en buste les mains jointes, la Parisienne, [Half-Length Portrait of a Woman with her Hands Joined, the Parisian], 1905-06. 
Oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm.
“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.”
– Marvin Gaye

Book cover. Truth. 1854.
“When life sucks, throw yourself into art.”
— Monica Drake, Clown Girl 

Valery Koshlyakov (Russian, b. 1962), Milan Cathedral, 2003. 
Tempera on cardboard, 275 х 243 cm.

Elisabeth Beyer 
photography: VAM productions

Leonor Fini (Argentinian, 1907-1996), Deux femmes aux chapeaux ou Étude pour La Conversation [Two Women in Hats, or Study for “The Conversation”], c.1965-67. 
Oil on canvas, 57.5 x 39 cm.

Emmanuelle Piquart 


Salomé (German, b. 1954), NYC-Selbstporträt [NYC – Self-portrait], 1978. 
Synthetic resin on nettle canvas, 120 x 100 cm.


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“My soul shattered with the strain of trying to belong to earth.”
— Louise Glück (b. 22 April 1943), from “Persephone the Wanderer”



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