At Home: A Portrait by Walter Crane (1872)
If you’re wondering why my posting has been spotty and brief, it’s because my beloved laptop died a few weeks ago. A new one is on its way from Amazon. Things should be back to normal sometime next week.
Please enjoy this early work by Dora Carrington, by way of apology.
“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.”-Georgia O’Keeffe
Woman Reading by Karl Alexander Wilke, circa 1912:
An old favorite:
I’m having a particularly strong Hilma af Klint (1862-1944)
moment phase obsession. This extraordinary, trail-blazing Swedish woman is one of my favourite artists and inspirations. Although her strong mysticism is inextricably linked to her artwork, her paintings stand on their own as abstract marvels and aesthetic delights.
Check out some of her work:
It has been too long since I last posted an image of that great Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova. This is for me as much as it is for you…
Percy Bysshe Shelley was born on 4 August 1792.
Posthumous Portrait of Shelley Writing Prometheus Unbound in Italy by Joseph Severn, 1845