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Portrait of Yves St. Laurent by Irving Penn.

Portrait of Yves St. Laurent by Irving Penn.

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saatchiart:

New York based photographer Zeren Badar creates three dimensional collages with a Dada twist in his “Accidents” series.

saatchiart:

New York based photographer Zeren Badar creates three dimensional collages with a Dada twist in his “Accidents” series.

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portrait of the artist Meret Oppenheim by Man Ray. 

portrait of the artist Meret Oppenheim by Man Ray. 

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and something to break up the monotony of my very colourless blog right now. happy spring everyone!
gold bracelet from Victoire, strawberry from Hartman’s. haha

and something to break up the monotony of my very colourless blog right now. happy spring everyone!

gold bracelet from Victoire, strawberry from Hartman’s. haha

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diptych, summer 2013. 
looking forward to making some art soon. 

diptych, summer 2013. 

looking forward to making some art soon. 

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chamanka:

etund: Marcel Duchamp and Bronia Perlmutter, 1924. Photo by Man Ray.

chamanka:

etund: Marcel Duchamp and Bronia Perlmutter, 1924. Photo by Man Ray.

(via lapetitemortgallery)

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"Michael Snow said the artist must be exemplary, and I have always remembered that. There’s also the Sam Goldwyn line that says IM POSSIBLE. So the artist’s aspiration to be exemplary gets countered by the reality of the impossible. But I listen to Erik Satie very softly. And I would like, always, to have something very beautiful around me. That would be ideal."
- Arnaud Maggs, in conversation with Robert Enright, Border Crossings 2012

"Michael Snow said the artist must be exemplary, and I have always remembered that. There’s also the Sam Goldwyn line that says IM POSSIBLE. So the artist’s aspiration to be exemplary gets countered by the reality of the impossible. But I listen to Erik Satie very softly. And I would like, always, to have something very beautiful around me. That would be ideal."

- Arnaud Maggs, in conversation with Robert Enright, Border Crossings 2012

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"What then is truth? A mobile army of metaphors, metonyms, and anthropomorphisms - in short, a sum of human relations, which have been enhanced, transposed, and embellished poetically and rhetorically, and which after long use seem firm, canonical, and obligatory to a people: truths are illusions about which one has forgotten that is what they are."

— Nietzsche, On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense

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diptych of Arnaud Maggs by photographer Jim Allen. 
I’m currently writing a paper about the function of memory within Maggs’ later, “archival” work. A short essay-writing break resulted in my discovery of these images. Love this artist and love these photographs of him. 

diptych of Arnaud Maggs by photographer Jim Allen

I’m currently writing a paper about the function of memory within Maggs’ later, “archival” work. A short essay-writing break resulted in my discovery of these images. Love this artist and love these photographs of him. 

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disposableimage:

i made these glasses for an art swap i participated in.  it was an experiment.  i used adhesive spray and then affixed slide film to the outside of the lenses, then trimmed them to fit the shape.  it’s hard to capture them in a picture, but the idea is to hang them in a window.  

looking forward to spring, 2014

jen is talented.