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Dries Van Noten's chambers of wonder

Sometimes I just want to spend my whole day in the musée des Arts décoratifs in Paris. Every time it’s a new adventure.  This time my imagination was captured by works and inspirations of the Belgian fashion designer  242 more words

About Paris

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”
― Sir Francis Bacon

Are there books you devour?  

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Words To Live By

Terror and Beauty

Currently on show at the AGO is over 130 works from two monumentally influential British artists — Francis Bacon and Henry Moore.

Paired together, the two seemingly disparate artists share a common aesthetic ground — the horror of the second World War and its toll on their country. 111 more words

Culture

Francis Bacon

One of my favourite artist.. partly because of his name, as well as the darkness, distortion and evilness of his portraits.

“I believe in deeply ordered chaos.”

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Art

Friday Philosophy In Whispers...

When you want to write a blog post on silence (oxymoronic, I know) it is hard to come up with a “catchy” title. :) I’ve been thinking about peace and quiet lately – perhaps because my children are on their Spring Holiday – and wanted to share some quotable quotes on the topic of silence. 108 more words

Life