“The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.”–Robert Henri
I should probably rename this regular feature, as it often spotlights artists, musicians, and other creative-types. Until I decide on a new one (suggestions welcome!), however, Book Nerd Links it shall remain.
- The Perseverance of Eve Babitz [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Step Inside Louise Bourgeois’s Beautifully Sacred Realm [ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST]
- The Interior Decorators of Bloomsbury [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Literary Critic Harold Bloom has died at 89. [LITERARY HUB]
I’ve always loved this photo of Frida Kahlo (which was taken by her dad), but I’m especially digging it today. She looks how I feel.
She was born on this day in 1890:
Isn’t it dreamy? The artist is Anna Whelan Betts.
Street Scene (1926) by Stuart Davis:
Laura Reading (1885) by Walter Crane:
The Hudson at Inwood by Ernest Lawson (About 1917):
The Columbus Museum of Art #mycma