‘Naturaleza Muerta (Tondo)’ - Frida Kahlo
Persistent Faces Series
Acrylic and marker on cardboard
sometimes i think i’m doing okay and then i remember what i look like and i want to puke everywhere
'Baugrenze' - Josef Stoitzner
"Cover me with soft earth.. jasmine, lilies and myrtle; and when they grow above me.. they will breathe the fragrance of my heart into space."
— Albert Goldbarth, “The Sciences Sing a Lullaby”
'Archangel Michael' - Ivan Bilibin
‘Ascent of the Blessed’ - Hieronymus Bosch
German rosary, ivory and silver with partially gilded mounts, ca.1500–1525
There are three ways to master death.
Here is the third one (the one
Anna Xenia told me
on the way home from Orvieto).
Signorelli is painting late in his studio
when they carry in his son,
killed in a riot.
He sits up all night with the body,
making sketch after sketch
and throwing them into a pile.
From that time
all his angels
have the one
- Anne Carson