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El espíritu de la colmena

Watch it because… poetic, the world through a child’s eyes and imagery as paintings.

Director Victor Erice
Cinematographer Luis Cuadrado


Day 79

Delayed post for December 10, 2014

My plane ride went smoothly, and was decidedly more enjoyable than the last few. There were no kicking or crying babies nearby, the meals catered to my dietary restrictions, and I enjoyed a couple of captivating art documentaries on my flight (one on Vermeer, and another on Kandinsky). 29 more words

Nice Things

The Significance Of Unimportance: P.A.I.N.T.I.N.G.: Flavors of Pearl

In an unknown year, a Dutch master named Johannes Vermeer, painted “Girl With a Pearl Earring” –– one of the most famous paintings in the world. 124 more words

Sunset Media Wave

To Be Seraphic

Do you see the blues in the shadows of her ocher robe? The yellow in the highlight of her blue turban? The way your eye is around the composition? 118 more words


Delving into Delft

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cycle 50-kilometers in icy, torrential rain in “real feel” -1 degree weather?

No? I hadn’t either. 1,305 more words

Amsterdam Amsterdam

…so nice they should name it twice.

So it has been over a month since we were pottering around a chilly Amsterdam and I haven’t had a proper chance to reflect. 332 more words

The Allegory of Painting by Jan Vermeer (1665)

The Allegory of Painting is truly one of the most beautiful paintings in the world. Beautiful not only in the charming scene it depicts (the endearing relationship between a young woman and her portraitist), but also in the message that it hides within the details of the scene. 566 more words