Hans Thoma



Lion’s Head
Eugene Delacroix

"Whatever beauty you have known, you will know a thousand times more."

- Hafiz (via shabdbhakti)


James McNeill Whistler was known as a caustic wit and man-about-town in his adopted home of London. The new documentary James McNeill Whistler & The Case for Beauty takes a close look at the life of this 19th-Century artist.

Tune in TONIGHT (9/12) on PBS.


Camille Kachani 

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Brazilian artist Camille Kachani is sculptor who forms unusual objects based around themes of nature and art. He clashes the organic and the inorganic between the natural and unnatural by a procecoss of brilliant artistic endeavors.

"One should say before sleeping, "I have lived many lives. I have been a slave and a prince. Many a beloved had sat upon my knees and I have sat upon the knees of many a beloved. Everything that has been shall be again.""

- W.B. Yeats from an essay (via astranemus)

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For John Cage's birthday, 10 timeless rules for learning and life, created by Sister Corita Kent and popularized by Cage.


Gemstone Carving by Harold Van Pelt | Houston, TX #naturalhistory #museum #gems


The Graham Norton Show, S14 E18 (x)

"Be wise. Treat yourself, your mind, sympathetically, with loving kindness. If you are gentle with yourself, you will become gentle with others."

- Lama Yeshe (via thecalminside)

"We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden."

- Goethe (via sublimesea)

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The total area of solar panels it would take to power the world, Europe, and Germany

"In just six hours, the world’s deserts receive more energy from the sun than humankind consumes in a year. (x)