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