[ river / lake / spring ] paintings from the group show Just Swim !
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Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as the Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)- Katsushika Hokusai ca. 1830–32 (via)
Hikers stand near the top of a natural rock bridge on Mt. Rainier, Washington, May 1963.
Photograph by Barry Bishop, National Geographic
"April is the cruelest month, breeding
lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
memory and desire, stirring
dull roots with spring rain."
"All I ever did to that apartment was hang fifty yards of yellow theatrical silk across the bedroom windows, because I had some idea that the gold light would make me feel better, but I did not bother to weight the curtains correctly and all that summer the long panels of transparent golden silk would blow out the windows and get tangled and drenched in afternoon thunderstorms. That was the year, my twenty-eight, when I was discovering that not all of the promises would be kept, that some things are in fact irrevocable and that it had counted after all, every evasion and ever procrastination, every word, all of it."
- Joan Didion,
“Goodbye to All That” (via commovente)
Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture photographed by Ruven Afanador for Vogue Germany October 1997
The flash was of several seconds’ duration and was followed by a thin column of smoke; both these facts are due in my opinion to the fusion of the soot in the chimney.
NATURE 1902 | Nature, Volume LXVI, May to October 1902