“The purpose of art is mystery.”   — Rene Magritte  *   Izumi Kogahara aka 川原泉 (Japanese, b. Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan) * Private Residence, Newport RI     David Fuller Photography * ART IS THE HIGHEST FORM OF HOPE. * Teabag Art * Night swimming, Matthew Farrar Izumi Kogahara aka 川原泉 (Japanese, […]

Baby’s got the BLUES: Home and Art

  If BLUE is your color– a plethora of home, art and interior decor inspiration today — ALL WITH THE BLUE HUE. Just a little bit of this and a little bit of that… enjoy and have a great day–! Groundworks for Kravet Lee Jofa Hunt Slonem Collection Lumbar Pillow Palm Beach, FL Interior Design […]

The Elegant Life

  “That is beautiful which is produced by the inner need, which springs from the soul.”   — Wassily Kandinsky Vasily Vasilyevich Kandinsky) (16 December [O.S. 4 December] 1866 – 13 December 1944     Langley Castle, 14th century, Northumberland (North UK).   By natureandculture1 Alessandra Rinaldo    This fairytale princess ball gown is covered with French […]

art. matters.

“We must do extraordinary things.    We have to.    It would be absurd not to.”     — Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius       Asiza Fine Art   BY HANS BOODT by Michael Cailloux   “It began as a mistake.” – Charles Bukowski “Happy Days” – Edward Potthast Garance […]

red. red. red.

“Sometimes she walks through the village in her little red dress all absorbed in restraining herself, and yet, despite herself, she seems to move according to the rhythm of her life to come.   She runs a bit, hesitates, stops, half-turns around… and, all while dreaming, shakes her head for or against.   Then she […]


Poppies *She is so soft, so wing, so gone, so love. — César Vallejo  Selected Writings   Footsteps tr. by Clayton Eshleman * Breakfast at Tiffany’s * Romantic Soft Colours & Gilded Boiserie in Paris Instagram page of Cara Fitch @trillefloral * The Disguiser via:inkxlenses * Princess Yue   Saiid Kobeisy Fall/Winter 2018 * Richard Peake the Elder […]

House Beautiful: Simply Sublime Sophistication

Inside Designer Darryl Carter’s Sophisticated D.C. Townhouse Renowned designer Darryl Carter bought his Washington D.C. home in 1997 in part for its unusual flat-front Beaux Arts facade. It was once the grand home of the chancellery of Oman. “The bones were there, but the space needed obvious cosmetic changes,” says Darryl. “And of course there was […]

Ballet Beautiful

Serenade    New York City Ballet   Oksana Skoryk: Giselle.   The Mariinsky Ballet   Olesya Novikova and Konstantin Zverev rehearsing Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand   © Svetlana Avvakum.    Oksana Skoryk: Giselle.   The Mariinsky Ballet   Nika Tskhvitaria  in The Awakening of Flora Olesha Novikova rehearsing Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand   © […]