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Art Comes First

Isaac Israëls (Dutch, 1865-1934), The parrotman: the guard Ponsen in the Zoo, The Hague, c.1917. Oil on canvas, 125 x 76 cm. “I can only connect deeply or not at all.” —  Anaïs Nin Art Comes First Sketches of Schumman’s Kinderszenen Op. 15 , No. 9, Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the Hobbyhorse), dated 1837.  Henri […]

Artistic Beauty

“Let there be an opening into the quiet that lies beneath the chaos, where you find the peace you did not think possible and see what shimmers within the storm.”     — Jan Richardson        Claude Monet LA SEINE À VÉTHEUIL The Australian Ballet Photography Kate Longley   Flowers before a Garden […]

Flying High with LADY LUCK: Javier Fernandez

This is fabulous, enjoy. JAVIER FERNANDEZ 2016 WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP Spain’s Javier Fernandez successfully defended his men’s title as he overhauled rival Yuzuru Hanyu at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden in Boston. The 24-year-old backed up his victory in Shanghai last year with a flawless display in […]

Artistic Beauty

* * * “We lose ourselves in things we love. We find ourselves there, too.” — Kristin Martz  * * * * * Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov, Bolshoi Ballet Play, Benoit Courti  via:31art Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov, Bolshoi Ballet pronunciation | Al-E-a-tor-E Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev Play, Benoit Courti  Makeup @ Xander Zhou F/W ‘16 […]

Artistic Beautiful

“We lose ourselves in things we love. We find ourselves there, too.”   — Kristin Martz  * * Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov, Bolshoi Ballet Play, Benoit Courti  via:31art Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov, Bolshoi Ballet pronunciation | Al-E-a-tor-E Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev Play, Benoit Courti  Makeup @ Xander Zhou F/W ‘16 Backstage, ph. Stuart C. Wilson […]