This is romantic bullshit.
Dark Matter, 2010
Photo-Luminescent ink on rag paper
Exploring color harmony in the late 19th century.
Pages from L’harmonie des couleurs, 1880, Edouard Guichard. Getty Research Institute.
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) with his sculpture Standing Mit with Ball (1973) and art dealer Leo Castelli, with his Dalmatian “Paddy Boy” in the Leo Castelli Gallery, ca. 1973.
Francis Alÿs, Nightwatch, 2004.
Surveillance cameras observe a fox exploring the Tudor and Georgian rooms of the National Portrait Gallery at night.
I find this tetherball bear oddly peaceful.
In Ben Marcin’s photo series Last House Standing, the self-taught Baltimore photographer highlights the forgotten solo row house, “not only in their ghostly beauty,” according to Marcin, “but in their odd placement in the urban landscape. Often three stories high, they were clearly not designed to stand alone like this.”
Why are they allowed to remain upright? Many of these “last house standing” are still occupied.
Sunset Veils, 1969
Postcards dating from 1913-1914 from Franz Marc to friends and artists Erich Heckel, Else Lasker-Schüler, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee
mixed media on polylaminate, 61 x 73-1/2 inches each
Evgeny Rukhin, Composition with Two Rulers, 1975
Yves Klein creating his fire paintings, 1962