Artistic

just life

              “She wasn’t looking for anyone at the moment because she was still looking for herself.”      -Samantha Camargo         Marilyn Monroe Photographed by George Barris     “They say, Find a purpose in your life and live it.    But, sometimes, it is only […]

Cool Factor

“My soul will find yours.”     – Jude Déveraux       “Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.”     Jonathan Safran Foer     “I am the only one who can free me from this mess of mine.” – Unknown “To the well-organized […]

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, […]

Elegante

  “We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have.    Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task.    The rest is the madness of art.”       — Henry James, The Middle Years   “I would love to live like a river […]

Ballet Beautiful

Francesca Hayward in Rhapsody Renata Shakirova in Romeo and Juliet (Mariinsky Ballet) Anastasia Matvienko Mariinsky Ballet  Photographer Gene Schiavone Young Ulyana Lopatkina during Vaganova Ballet Academy demonstrations at the Palais Garnier c.1989 Photo © Daniel Cande Vaganova student Daria Ionova. from her ig. Oksana Skorik in Giselle. Amanda Loh by Isaac Aoki Pacific Northwest Ballet […]

Cool Factor

“Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it.”     – David Foster Wallace     Margot Robbie Fernanda Ly by David K Shields “We’ll survive, you and I.”     – F. Scott Fitzgerald   Adut Akech by Daniel Jackson “I am simply thankful for your existence- whether I am meant […]

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 […]

Ballet Beautiful

Nicoletta Manni and Claudio Coviello (La Scala) in Grand Pas Classique, music by Daniel Auber, choreography by Victor Gsovsky. Weltstar Gala 2019, organized by Kourlaev and Esina Production, shot on 1.12.2019 in Volkstheater Vienna. Photography by Jack Devant Olga Esina and Jakob Feyferlik in Sylvia (Adagio 3rd act), music by Leo Delibes, choreography by Manuel […]