Gatsby Le Magnifique. Traduit de l’angalais par Victor LLona, 1926.
Man Ray — Louis Aragon et André Breton, 1925
Lady Ottoline Morrell by Simon Bussy, c. 1920.
Portrait of Edmond Maitre (The Reader) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1871.
(Via Art for Art’s Sake)
Portrait of Miss Iris Tree by Augustus John, 1920.
(Via Dublin City Gallery)
[A poet and actress involved with the bohemian/Bloomsbury circles in the 1920’s, Iris would make an appearance some forty years later in Fellini’s La dolce vita.]
No. 20, “Riot II” by Tina Berning, 2006.
(Via New York Times)
Portrait of Jeannot Salmon by Marie Laurencin, 1923.
- “awkwardly we bump into stars
we see nothing we hear nothing
we beat with our fists on the dark ether”— Zbigniew Herbert, from “First the Dog,” trans....
- “Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.”
- “So, I say, what of the night, the terrible night?”— Djuna Barnes, Nightwood