Richard Riemerschmid (German, 1868-1957), In the Countryside, 1895.
Oil on canvas, 87 x 63 cm. Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich
“Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.”
— Maya Angelou
Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930), Figure 4, 1959.
Oil, encaustic and collage on canvas, 51.4 x 39.4 cm.
Date: 14th century
Medium: Gold and sapphire
Varlin (Swiss, 1900-1977), Argène, c.1950.
Oil on canvas, 51 x 46.5 cm.
“A painting is not a picture of an experience; it is an experience.”
— Mark Rothko
Painting, 195 x 130 cm, May 1953 by Pierre Soulages, 1953
Size: 196.5×129.9 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Paris in the 1920s.
Études sur Paris (André Sauvage, 1928)
New Orleans Cemetery, Sphinx,
2009 by Sibylline photography
Ferdinand Hodler (Swiss, 1853-1918), Portrait of Marc Odier, 1892. Oil on canvas.
Marc Odier (1856-1939) was a Swiss painter and engraver
Kees Van Dongen (Dutch-French,1877-1968), Femme en buste les mains jointes, la Parisienne, [Half-Length Portrait of a Woman with her Hands Joined, the Parisian], 1905-06.
Oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm.
“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.”
– Marvin Gaye
Book cover. Truth. 1854.
“When life sucks, throw yourself into art.”
— Monica Drake, Clown Girl
Valery Koshlyakov (Russian, b. 1962), Milan Cathedral, 2003.
Tempera on cardboard, 275 х 243 cm.
photography: VAM productions
Leonor Fini (Argentinian, 1907-1996), Deux femmes aux chapeaux ou Étude pour La Conversation [Two Women in Hats, or Study for “The Conversation”], c.1965-67.
Oil on canvas, 57.5 x 39 cm.
Salomé (German, b. 1954), NYC-Selbstporträt [NYC – Self-portrait], 1978.
Synthetic resin on nettle canvas, 120 x 100 cm.
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“My soul shattered with the strain of trying to belong to earth.”
— Louise Glück (b. 22 April 1943), from “Persephone the Wanderer”