“Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.”


– Sallust

An Interval at the Opera – Georges Jules Victor Clairin 1843-1919

“She had a passionate longing for the garden, the darkness, the pure sky, the stars.”


– Anton Chekhov, After the Theatre 

New Year’s Eve,1956

Interior of the Winter Palace and the New Hermitage

Ralph Lauren Pre Fall 2016

I’m in love with this.  Pure simplicity, beautiful line.. swoon.

“No one wants to be the muse;
in the end, everyone wants to be Orpheus.”


– Louise Glück, Lute Song

Jing Wen by Benjamin Lennox for Vogue China December 2015

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