art. matters.

Peter Paul Rubens 1625 Musée Rodin Jean Dubuffet Sir John Lavery “Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.” — D. W. Winnicott Street Art Alina Cojocaru, Friedemann Vogel Marguerite and Armand photo: Sila Avvakum Monique Thomas Rodin , Il pensatore* Giuseppe Arcimboldo – La primavera […]

Pink, PINK!

“Pink says it with a passion.”  ― Anthony T. Hincks Peonies  Called the blessed herb, peonies have been used for centuries for their magical and medicinal properties.  Among the powers that peony was thought to possess are the ability to protect shepherds and their flocks; to ward off storms, demons, and nightmares; and to preserve the […]

art is everything

DUA LIPA by Miyuki Ohashi Heather Chontos ‘Ring a Ding’ hedgehogs by Mister Finch by Oliver Völkening Billy Childish (British, b. 1959), self portrait in beret and blue scarf, 2016.  Oil and charcoal on linen, 183 x 122 in.  by Blair Breitenstein Rinat Voligamsi (Russian, b. 1968), Trouser Stripes 2, 2017. Oil on canvas, 120 х 120 cm. […]

Cool Factor

“If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” — John Irving  Valentin Yudashkin  Fall/Winter 2017-18 yoursumme Comme des Garçons Brett Walker Hamlet Leggins Comme des Garçons “A world without delight and without affection is a world destitute of value.” – Bertrand Russell, […]


“I think the only time that I worry about looking good is on the red carpet.” – Camila Alves The Violinist Dancia Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec – 1900 “Red lipstick is my armour – I feel it distracts from my hereditary dark circles and gives me an instant psychological lift, no matter what my mood is.”  […]

Art and Home: Pretty Spaces and Places

Just a montage of lovely home and art to share and inspire today, enjoy. Fresh and Chic * “Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.”    – Irina Shayk     * Kitchen Bright and Clean Simplicity Andrea Peters, On the Rocks The perfect pink tufted seat Art […]

art matters

  “Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics. “   – Victor Pinchuk     Oil on Antique Spanish Document by Francine Turk Much More Than He Expected by Sandy Welch Leonardo Frigo Leonardo Frigo (via I’m The Violin Painter Who Spends Over 3 Weeks Illustrating Each One | Bored Panda) Susan Morosky […]

my art

  Sharing some of my artwork with you today, all available for purchase here:     ArtPassionZsaZsaBellagio       TITLE: “DANCER” BY ZSAZSA BELLAGIO     MEDIUM: OIL ON BOARD     DIMENSIONS: HEIGHT: 24″ WIDTH: 24″    ArtPassionZsaZsaBellagio   TITLE: “UP, UP AND AWAY II”  by ZsaZsa Bellagio     MEDIUM: OIL AND […]