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Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.

21. étrangère.
Art. Architecture. Literature. Film.

Student of Art History and Visual Culture in Paris, France
Supermarket built over ancient city of Myrleia in Bursa despite court cases

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A supermarket has been built on top of the ancient city of Myrleia, dating back to 700 BC, in the western province of Bursa, despite ongoing court cases related to the protection of the area.

Bursa Municipality had granted tourism and trading construction permits for a 60,000-square meter…

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beyond-the-canvas:

Gustave Dore, Andromeda. 1869, oil on canvas. Private collection.

beyond-the-canvas:

Gustave Dore, Andromeda. 1869, oil on canvas. Private collection.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Nicolaes Eliaszoon Pickenoy
Portrait of a Woman Aged 34 Years (detail)
1634

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Nicolaes Eliaszoon Pickenoy

Portrait of a Woman Aged 34 Years (detail)

1634

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archimaps:

Inside the Salon des Caryatides of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris

archimaps:

Inside the Salon des Caryatides of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris

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onlyoldphotography:

Eliot Elisofon: A US Navy flier and his date smoking on the coast of Morocco. Casablanca, 1943

onlyoldphotography:

Eliot Elisofon: A US Navy flier and his date smoking on the coast of Morocco. Casablanca, 1943

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theartistsmanifesto:

Egon Schiele, Clothed Woman Reclining, c. 1910, Pencil on paper. 

theartistsmanifesto:

Egon Schiele, Clothed Woman Reclining, c. 1910, Pencil on paper. 

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Begin with art, because art tries to take us outside ourselves. It is a matter of trying to create an atmosphere and context so conversation can flow back forth and we can be influenced by each other.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.
William Blake, Auguries of Innocence (via kushandwizdom)
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leprincelointain:

George Seeley (1880-1955) - 1907

leprincelointain:

George Seeley (1880-1955) - 1907

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Gustav Klimt
Fish Blood (Illustration for “Ver Sacrum”), 1897/98

Brush with ink, black chalk, white 
Private collection
Gustav Klimt
Fish Blood (Illustration for “Ver Sacrum”), 1897/98

Brush with ink, black chalk, white 

Private collection

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amare-habeo:

Jeanne Mammen (German, 1896-1976) - Before the performance (Vor dem Auftritt), 1928

amare-habeo:

Jeanne Mammen (German, 1896-1976) - Before the performance (Vor dem Auftritt), 1928

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detailsofpaintings:

François Boucher, The Love Letter (details)

1750

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