There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.
Edgar Allan Poe
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curiositycounts:

Welcome to Earth – a universal timelapse to give you goosebumps. (Bonus points for the score by First Aid Kit.)

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The subject matters little, like the object. What matters is the expression, not the expression of the object, but of a certain ideal of the artist, of a certain sum of humanity expressed in colors and lines.
Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings, ed. Susan Sontag , tr. Helen Weaver ( New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976), p. 234.  (via toniiu)
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paperimages:

Katelyn Alain

Alone in Arctic Waters,  o/c, 2010

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tumblrbot asked: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE INANIMATE OBJECT?

A big, blank canvas full of potential.

Ever Onward To The Sea, oil on canvas, 60x96”

Traversing 9th Street, Oil on canvas, 40x58”

If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Van Gogh (via simplyatitle) (via modernartists)
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Observing Culpability, Oil on Canvas, 36x48”