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artnouveaustyle:

Etchings from the “Seven Orchids” series by Czech artist Vojtěch Preissig, 1913.

via water-veiled / 25 minutes ago / 494 notes /
barcarole:

Portrait de femme, Gerard ter Broch, 1676-1677.

barcarole:

Portrait de femme, Gerard ter Broch, 1676-1677.

tchmo:

tchmo, Untitled (Cloudscape) 20121031v

tchmo:

tchmo, Untitled (Cloudscape) 20121031v

via thesilverhand / 1 hour ago / 1,562 notes /
The days aren’t discarded or collected, they are bees
that burned with sweetness or maddened
the sting: the struggle continues,
the journeys go and come between honey and pain.
No, the net of years doesn’t unweave: there is no net.
They don’t fall drop by drop from a river: there is no river.
Sleep doesn’t divide life into halves,
or action, or silence, or honor:
life is like a stone, a single motion,
a lonesome bonfire reflected on the leaves,
an arrow, only one, slow or swift, a metal
that climbs or descends burning in your bones.

- Pablo Neruda, Still Another Day (via observando)
via water-veiled / 1 hour ago / 317 notes /

Sigur Ros - Fjogur Piano

eutonymeows:

rewindingprogress:

Sigur Ros | Fjogur Piano

via water-veiled / 2 hours ago / 535 notes / Played 1025 times

carterwd123:

Mill City Museum, Gold Medal Flour, and the Guthrie Theater.

fleurdulys:

Ye Maiden’s Reverie - Douglas Volk

fleurdulys:

Ye Maiden’s Reverie - Douglas Volk

via fleurdulys / 3 hours ago / 141 notes /

likeafieldmouse:

Christian Weber - Speak and Spell (2012)

"A fascination with Eastern spirituality led Weber to work on Speak and Spell, a series of photographs that examines human gesture.”

1. Suggesting Astonishment

2. Adoration

3. Holding Fingers Open to Grasp a Weapon

4. Instruction by Silence

5. Beckoning to Bestow

6. Assuring Protection

…..

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. —Charles Dickens

via bassistwobble / 3 hours ago / 2,052 notes /

nuclearharvest:

Conversations with the Devil by Tony Schermanman

via okayophelia / 4 hours ago / 4,918 notes /

Hylas and the Water Nymphs, Detail.
by Henrietta Rae (1859–1928)
Dated: 1909

Hylas and the Water Nymphs, Detail.

by Henrietta Rae (1859–1928)

Dated: 1909

(Source: sadnessdollart)

via jaded-mandarin / 5 hours ago / 1,846 notes /
fairy-wren:

Hooded Visorbearer (by jquental)

fairy-wren:

Hooded Visorbearer (by jquental)

via dendroica / 2 weeks ago / 273 notes /

that which comes knows only its coming
that which goes – only its going
to keep from falling
why hold on to the edge?

clouds float freely
never knowing where the winds blow


- A Buddhist death poem by Sengai Gibon, age 88, year 1837. Such poems were written just before death to showcase the poet or monk’s understanding of life.  (via theintentionallife)
via the-unknown-friend / 2 weeks ago / 154 notes /

thefieldjournal:

The Antikythera Shipwreck Exhibit

Dated to 60-50 BC, the shipwreck was found off the coast of Antikythera. The ship carried cargo dating from 4th to 1st century BC and was sailing towards Italy carrying among other cargo bronze and marble sculptures, glassware and jewellery, and amonst these the famous “Antikythera Mechanism”. The finds reflect the new phenomenon of art trade, the first in the history of Western civilization.

These marble sculptures have been severely eroded by stone-eating organisms of the sea, and only their parts trapped safely in the mud of the seabed have remained wonderfully intact.

Scarred and deformed, the half-destroyed sculptures seem even more human, nearly demonic. No longer serving as images of idealised beauty, their artistic quality has reached a new dimension, distorted by nature’s interference. Their image haunts you long after you’ve left them behind.

(Source: book-of-flights)

via thefieldjournal / 2 weeks ago / 13,710 notes /
likeafieldmouse:

Ambera Wellmann - Cloud #66 (2014)

likeafieldmouse:

Ambera Wellmann - Cloud #66 (2014)

via annabellalovesyou / 2 weeks ago / 1,312 notes /
 
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