August 31, 2014
Nan Goldin . The sky on the twilight of Philippine’s suicide, Winterthur, Switzerland, 1997 . Cibachrome print mounted on Sintra, 27½ x 40 in. (69.9 x 101,6 cm.)  10-15’ 
 

Nan Goldin . The sky on the twilight of Philippine’s suicide, Winterthur, Switzerland, 1997 . Cibachrome print mounted on Sintra, 27½ x 40 in. (69.9 x 101,6 cm.)  10-15’ 

 

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August 31, 2014
Jack Pierson, Desire, Despair, 1996. Metal, plastic, plexiglass, and wood, 117 1/2 × 56 1/4 in. (298,5 × 142,9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  97.102.2a-l

Jack Pierson, Desire, Despair, 1996. Metal, plastic, plexiglass, and wood, 117 1/2 × 56 1/4 in. (298,5 × 142,9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  97.102.2a-l

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August 28, 2014
"I like middles. It is in middles that extremes clash, where ambiguity restlessly rules."

— John Updike (via likeafieldmouse)

August 28, 2014
Artur Luis Piza. Plaque rectangulaire, biscuit (céramique), porcelaire coulée,  0,54 x 0,45 m. Sèvres, Cité de la céramique. MNC25454 . Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Sèvres, Cité de la céramique) / Martine Beck-Coppola (C) ADAGP

Artur Luis Piza. Plaque rectangulaire, biscuit (céramique), porcelaire coulée,  0,54 x 0,45 m. Sèvres, Cité de la céramique. MNC25454 . Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Sèvres, Cité de la céramique) / Martine Beck-Coppola (C) ADAGP

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August 26, 2014
Julian Opie. Imagine you are driving. 1998-1999. One from a series of six screenprints. Composition: 24 x 33 7/8” (61 x 86 cm) Sheet: 24 x 33 7/8” (61 x 86 cm) Sheet: 33 7/8” (86 cm).  Acquired through the generosity of Andrew Shapiro, in honor of his mother, Anna Marie Shapiro. 435.1999.6. The Museum of Modern Art, New York  © 2014 Julian Opie

Julian Opie. Imagine you are driving. 1998-1999. One from a series of six screenprints. Composition: 24 x 33 7/8” (61 x 86 cm) Sheet: 24 x 33 7/8” (61 x 86 cm) Sheet: 33 7/8” (86 cm).  Acquired through the generosity of Andrew Shapiro, in honor of his mother, Anna Marie Shapiro. 435.1999.6. The Museum of Modern Art, New York  © 2014 Julian Opie

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August 26, 2014
"And thus the heart will break, yet brokenly live on."

— George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (via proustitute)

August 26, 2014
Gavin Perry. Oracle, 2011. Feuilles d’argent sur papier / Silver leaves on paper. 191 x 148 cm / 75.2 x 58.3 in

Gavin Perry. Oracle, 2011. Feuilles d’argent sur papier / Silver leaves on paper. 191 x 148 cm / 75.2 x 58.3 in

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August 18, 2014

The time and place grow ripe when the idea
Marries its proper image in volition,
When desire and intention kiss and bruise.

- Lawrence Durrell. “Pomona de Maillol (For Eve)”, extract. In On Seeming to Presume: Poems. London: Faber and Faber, 1948, page 12

August 18, 2014
Desirée Holman. Aura Convergence, Gurdjieff & Vivekananda, date not given. Gouache on paper, 36 x 72 inches

Desirée Holman. Aura Convergence, Gurdjieff & Vivekananda, date not given. Gouache on paper, 36 x 72 inches

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August 18, 2014
Alexander Calder. Black Sun, 1953. Gouache on paper,  737 x 1077 mm. Presented by Mr and Mrs Robert Lewin through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968. T01090. Tate Collection, London. © ARS, NY and DACS, London 2014

Alexander Calder. Black Sun, 1953. Gouache on paper,  737 x 1077 mm. Presented by Mr and Mrs Robert Lewin through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968. T01090. Tate Collection, London. © ARS, NY and DACS, London 2014

(Source: tate.org.uk)

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