Summer Evening at Skagen Beach by Peder Severin Kroyer
Taking time off with the family for the next week or so, but will check in now and again. Be well~ Adrienne
WATCH FOR AN ILLUMINATING DISCUSSION OF THE ETERNAL AND ONE ARTIST’S GRAPPLING WITH TIME:
Anders Leonard Zorn (Swedish, 1860–1920), Mrs. Walter Rathbone Bacon [courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC]
Thinking of all the men and women who never come home. This painting never gets old for me.
Not every tenement dweller can become the David Livingstone of his generation, but what if that was put forth as the goal? In terms of disease, sanitation and real poverty 19th century tenements were far worse than the modern versions in most western nations today. I wonder if the attitude was better then or was…
“Of all creatures, only man is capable of loneliness because only he is in need of not being alone, without being able in the end to escape being alone. It is that striving to escape his loneliness which gives the impetus to both the lust for power and the longing for love, and it…
Link: Troubling Habits of Unhappy People