Drizzle On Fortieth Street, New York, 1925
Edward Steichen

Drizzle On Fortieth Street, New York, 1925

Edward Steichen

Brooklyn Bridge, 1903
Edward Steichen

Brooklyn Bridge, 1903

Edward Steichen

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Dave Brubeck - Take Five (via: youtube | buckinny)

The world is filled with nice people. If you can’t find one, be one.
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David and Goliath, 1550-56, Uffizi, Florence
Daniele da Volterra

David and Goliath, 1550-56, Uffizi, Florence

Daniele da Volterra

Sybil, 1540’s
Daniele da Volterra

Sybil, 1540’s

Daniele da Volterra

Odalisque (Genevieve Laporte) by Picasso
Pablo Picasso
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From Wiki:  ”Genevieve Laporte (1926 – 30 March 2012) was a French philanthropist, documentary filmmaker, artists’ model, poet and author of sixteen books. She was best known for being one of Pablo Picasso’s last lovers during the 1950s. In 2005 she auctioned off 20 of Picasso’s works which had been given to her, many of them portraits of her.

Laporte was born in Paris.

Reportedly she met Picasso as a teenager during World War II, finding common ground in poetry. She was in her mid-twenties when the affair began in 1951, although Picasso was nearly 50 years older than she was and had recently fathered two children with Françoise Gilot. Some art historians and museums carrying Picasso’s work have dubbed the paintings he made around that time the “Genevieve Period”, as many of them feature symbolic tributes to his model and muse as well as dedications “To Genevieve”. Picasso wanted Laporte to move in with him after Gilot left him in 1953, but she refused — which, she was told by Jean Cocteau, “saved her skin”.  In 1959 she married a fellow Parisian resistance fighter instead.

She was perhaps most famous for auctioning off 20 works, many with her as a subject, which were bestowed upon her during the secret love affair with Picasso in the 1950s. The auction occurred in June 2005. With the money earned from the auction she created a foundation “Genevieve Laporte de Pierrebourg, pour la defense de la nature et des animaux”, with agreement of the Fondation de France.”

See archive for more Genevieve Laporte and Picasso.  

Odalisque (Genevieve Laporte) by Picasso

Pablo Picasso

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From Wiki:  ”Genevieve Laporte (1926 – 30 March 2012) was a French philanthropist, documentary filmmaker, artists’ model, poet and author of sixteen books. She was best known for being one of Pablo Picasso’s last lovers during the 1950s. In 2005 she auctioned off 20 of Picasso’s works which had been given to her, many of them portraits of her.

Laporte was born in Paris.

Reportedly she met Picasso as a teenager during World War II, finding common ground in poetry. She was in her mid-twenties when the affair began in 1951, although Picasso was nearly 50 years older than she was and had recently fathered two children with Françoise Gilot. Some art historians and museums carrying Picasso’s work have dubbed the paintings he made around that time the “Genevieve Period”, as many of them feature symbolic tributes to his model and muse as well as dedications “To Genevieve”. Picasso wanted Laporte to move in with him after Gilot left him in 1953, but she refused — which, she was told by Jean Cocteau, “saved her skin”.  In 1959 she married a fellow Parisian resistance fighter instead.

She was perhaps most famous for auctioning off 20 works, many with her as a subject, which were bestowed upon her during the secret love affair with Picasso in the 1950s. The auction occurred in June 2005. With the money earned from the auction she created a foundation “Genevieve Laporte de Pierrebourg, pour la defense de la nature et des animaux”, with agreement of the Fondation de France.”

See archive for more Genevieve Laporte and Picasso.  

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looking deliciousthe snow falling softlysoftly
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~Issa
Image:  cotedecojardin.canalblog
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looking delicious
the snow falling softly
softly

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~Issa

Image:  cotedecojardin.canalblog

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Bring me all of your dreams,
You dreamer,
Bring me all your
Heart melodies
That I may wrap them
In a blue cloud-cloth
Away from the too-rough fingers
Of the world.

Langston Hughes, The Dream Keeper

Still With Tulips  
Peter Janosik  HERE 

Still With Tulips  

Peter Janosik  HERE 
Still With Tulips  
Peter Janosik  HERE

Still With Tulips  

Peter Janosik  HERE
Still With Tulips  
Peter Janosik  HERE

Still With Tulips  

Peter Janosik  HERE

Flamenco at Corral de la Morería - investireoggi.it

Flamenco at Corral de la Morería - investireoggi.it




















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Flamenco

Jorge Salgado  HERE

 
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Flamenco
Jorge Salgado  HERE
 

Joaquín Cortés 

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He’s a classically trained ballet and Flamenco dancer.  Joaquín Pedraja Reyes “Joaquín Cortés”.  He’s Romani from Spain.