Artistic Beauty

Edvard Munch “From the Riviera” 1892   “I thought I would be understood without words.”   -Vincent Van Gogh, in a letter to Theo Van Gogh via:larmoyante     Camille Pissarro (1830 – 1903) Le Quai du Pothuis à Pontoise (1872) oil on canvas 45.1 x 55.2 cm Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA     […]


Some wonderful and UNIQUE ETSY finds to share with you to start off the week, enjoy. “Itty Bitty Bar Custom Initial , Date, Monogram Necklace” Etsy Shop: Make Pie Not War “Walking Teacup- Yellow Polka Dot Shoes” by Santino Dipiazza Etsy Shop: Santino and Co. “Square Hoops, Rose-Yellow Gold or Sterling” Etsy Shop: Make Pie Not War “Ceraminc Owl” by Sonya Bikic […]

A certain softness

Students of the School of American Ballet, video credit to Ann Street Studio (x) “The problem with love is most people think of it as a solid once you feel it. But in truth it’s a liquid that sometimes flows, sometimes stops, sometimes dribbles. It’s never just one solid unchanging thing called LOVE.”   — Jonathan […]

Fine things.

YAMAMOTO by ROVERSI………No.3         “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”   – Coco Chanel     keys   Dress (Robe de Style) c. 1922 By Lanvin, France (founded 1889) – cotton, metal, silk Met Museum   by Rimel Neffati     Lucille Clerc, “JE SUIS CHARLIE” via:mimbeau   Top Hat Men […]


Dutch National Ballet (Het Nationale Ballet) is the largest dance company in the Netherlands. Megan Zimny Kaftira and Remi Wörtmeyer in rehearsal for La Dame aux Camélias   photography by Altin Kaftira The Dutch National Ballet was formed in 1961 when the Amsterdam Ballet and the Nederlands Ballet merged. The company has been directed bySonia Gaskell (1961–1969), Rudi […]

The Equestrian Survival Guide

“One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get […]

Raising the barre

Evgeniya Obraztsova   The Royal Ballet’s production of Swan Lake   Ashley Ellis, “Diamonds” from “Jewels” (George Balanchine), Boston Ballet © NYC Dance Project (Deborah Ory and Ken Browar)   Misty Copeland rehearsing Swan Lake Washington Ballet   “In an historic move, two African-American ballet dancers performed the lead roles in the Washington Ballet’s “Swan Lake” […]