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Driving, in my mind's eye at least, with the photographer Henry Wessel
My deepest gratitude to my ma on Mother’s Day for raising the evil changeling that the faeries left in place of her actual first-born.
The second instalment of quarantine travels around the world, via architecture. This time we meet the doomed Russian Silver Age writers & artists of the Stray Dog Café, below the streets of Saint Petersburg
This self-portrait was painted by Zinaida Serebriakova in 1909.
Only just found out that Moebius did an illustrated edition of Dante's Paradiso.
Yoshida Kenko wrote this around the year 1330 and now we're sitting reading it.
These are staggering - otherworlds by Jie Ma (love the Brutalist Isle of the Dead especially)
Wandering the streets at the beginning of winter, I always think of the paintings of John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893). There's no-one who captured the chill of the streets at dusk & twilight and the inviting glow of interiors like he did.