A rather tempered work of Hieronymus Bosch:
Siren-like beauties– very much like the Valentino SS 2015 Campaign. I’d say almost identical in interpretation. I’m not sure about the strength of Leonor Fini’s other works, but my goodness, to have this in my home:
Things that make my childlike soul go hop!:
Amazing mastery of painting, and the chemistry between the movement of the waves vs. the wood like whorls of the levitating mass:
The power of women:
The detailing and lifework on this was superior:
Birds and wood:
Being in your 80s and painting with such vitality and storytelling….
nothing but applause for this Columbian artist.
I think this all goes to show that we all as humans are naturally wired to be stupid.
we have an immense and infinite capacity to love, but also to be cruel– on a whim.
and that’s what we need to remind each other of– to be the better of our natural selves. to not do stupid shit that will traumatize someone for the rest of her life. to not do stupid shit that will hurt your future and traumatize those close to you. to not do stupid shit that will jeopardize your integrity, past, present, and future. to not do stupid shit simply because it’s stupid and bad.
but then this begs the question: who or what is the ultimate teacher in preventing you from doing the stupid things?
we humans are only as good as the other humans of this planet; your older friend, your more experienced friend, your more sagacious friend.. only as good as the next.
we in the end of the day are not