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Art Matters

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”     Edgar Degas     Franck Chalendard Contrails Pear Tree, 1903, Gustav Klimt Medium: oil,canvas Christopher Wool   Miles Van Rensselaer (American, b. 1973, Lopatcong, NJ, USA)  Jari Jari Gelas Totem, 2016, Sculptures: Bronze and Glass Source: vanren.com   Suzan Frecon Zao Wou-Ki (Chinese-French, […]

Pretty Stuff

Sweet and lovely things for the last day of August. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”      ― Lao Tzu     “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”      ― William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well         Megan […]

UP, UP AND AWAY II

(click to enlarge) TITLE: “UP, UP AND AWAY II” by ZsaZsa Bellagio MEDIUM: OIL AND GOLD LEAF ON BOARD DIMENSIONS: WIDTH: 48″ HEIGHT: 24″ DATE: MARCH 2018, SIGNED FRAME: Gold. An ornate picture frame with a rich, brushed gold finish, elaborate raised relief detail and a gray patina wash. Beautiful and original, this wood picture […]

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“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”    – Pablo Picasso     Wilhelm List (Austrian ,1864-1918)  “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.”    – Henry Ward Beecher A Young Girl Defending Herself against Eros Artist/Maker(s): William Adolphe […]

Cool Factor

JUST COOL STUFF FOR YOU. ToyLand 2019 72″x48″    Acrylic, Water-Based aerosol, Tar Gel & Marble dust on canvas Ebu Jewelry Australian label SIR   Christo / Big Air Package, Gasometer Oberhausen, Germany, 2010-13.   @rejinapyo Mariana Savova     Etsy Shop LAVA LAKE   Australian label SIR   Arnulf Rainer Nicole Bentley Australian label SIR Fragile   50x70cm, cut […]

Ellipsee Me

  Inspired by her love of Post Impressionist and Cubist artists like Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin, and Fernand Léger, designer Sabina Feynman has brought her jewelry label Ellipsee to life.    I especially love her series of abstract face earrings, co-designed by fashion designer Masha Reva.    Some are molded out of a […]

Ballet Beautiful

    Maya Dumchenko in Serenade    Mariinsky Ballet       Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov     Paloma Herrera in La Bayadère    ABT   Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov   Ako Kondo in La Bayadère    The Australian Ballet, 2014   Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov     Vasily Tkachenko as the […]

The Elegant Home

Elegant interiors and elegant art to share this Friday, have a wonderful day. Design by Timothy Corrigan Design by Minnette Jackson The tiger-print pillow adds modern-day cheekiness to this elegant bedroom. The Deco-esque light fixture might not be traditional in the truest sense, but it has the same serene polish as the other furnishings. Photo by […]