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   © […]

Cool Factor

cool stuff for you Tapis noirs et blancs : Tapis Canyon Stripe Patch    Ralph Lauren home     Isabeli Fontana in A Touch of Evil for Vogue Nippon, November 2007   Shot by Sølve Sundsbø   Styled by George Cortina   Cover beetle. An introduction to entomology. v. 2. 1843.        by […]

Bright and Beautiful: Colorful Home and Art

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way.”   – Georgia O’Keeffe​​​ Lynn Morgan Design Artist: Sandy Welch instrgram: sandywelch.alwayspaint1 @niomslon home in Portugal @archdigest @miguelfloresvianna#johnstefanidis     “Be uniquely you.    Stand out.    Shine.  Be colorful.    The world needs your prismatic soul!”    ― Amy Leigh Mercer […]

Home and Art: Rich and RED

  Late 18th Century Vintage English Georg III Carved Mahogany Armchair   John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925), Candelabra with Roses, c.1885. Oil on canvasboard, 21 x 16 in. Zanaboni Salotti Classici S.n.c. from Italy.   Simon Hantaï (French, born Hungary, 1922-2008), Etude, 1969.    Oil on canvas, 86.5 x 61 cm.   instagram: Juergen Birchler […]