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Monet on the Japanese footbridge in Giverny
In 1883 Monet moved from the northwest of Paris to Giverny where he lived until his death. Adjacent to his property was a small pond which he acquired in 1893, where he created a water garden with an arched bridge in the Japanese style. — The National Gallery, UKThe above image, courtesy of the New York Botanical Garden, is based on a black-and-white photograph from The New York Times, dated 1922.


Art history meme (x) - 2/4 colours - lilac (for dany)

Violets, sweet violets by John William Godward | Waterloo Bridge. Effect of Fog by Claude Monet | The Feathered Fan by Vittorio Matteo Corcos | Art by Yoshitaka Amano from his artbook  Le Roi De La Lune Flora by Louise Abbéma 

“the pianokeys are black and white but they sound like a million colors in your mind”

Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, 1924


Stanley Park {Michellis}

(Source: joel, via mercurialclouds)


Becoming Jane (2007)

"Don’t you dare
Shrink yourself
For someone else’s comfort -
Do not become small
For people who refuse to grow."

- m.v., Advice to my future daughter, #2.


Pont Saint-Michel, Paris, ca 1979, Izis (Israëlis Bidermanas). Lithuanian (1911 - 1980)