It is possible to live in this world without losing yourself in the values of the masses.

— Mystic Life, Spiritual Polyamory (via alteringminds)

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Renoir’s Lady with a Parasol in the Garden (detail), 1875

The work of art must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself, carry you away. It is the means by which the artist conveys his passion; it is the current which he puts forth which sweeps you along in his passion.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (via introspectivepoet)

Minerals: Ink drawing inspired by the work of Karina Eibatova. You should check out her stuff, I really like it.

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, opening October 12, has been 7 years in the making. Learn the conservation backstory.[Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954). The Swimming Pool (La Piscine), late summer 1952. Maquette for ceramic (realized 1999 and 2005). Gouache on paper, cut and pasted, on painted paper. Overall 73 x 647” (185.4 x 1653.3 cm). Installed as nine panels in two parts on burlap-covered walls 136” (345.4 cm) high. Frieze installed at a height of 65” (165 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mrs Bernard F. Gimbel Fund, 1975 © 2014 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.]

Man Ray, Matisse with unnamed Odalisque model, 1928.

Henri Matisse - The Terrace, St. Tropez 1904 HD

We’re born into a world that allows us the seed we are to grow and manifest all that we are meant to, but it’s up to us to do the waterin