René Magritte - Clairvoyance (1936)


René Magritte - Clairvoyance (1936)


Pages from the original manuscript of “Alice in Wonderland”, hand-written and illustrated by Lewis Carroll (the pseudonym chosen by mathematics don, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) in 1862. More original pages at this site.

(via Creative Review)

In Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of Priam and Hecuba, the king and queen of Troy. Cassandra was the most beautiful of Priam’s daughters, and the god Apollo fell in love with her. Apollo promised Cassandra the gift of prophecy if she would agree to give herself to him. Cassandra accepted Apollo’s gift but then refiised his advances. Apollo was furious, but he could not take back the powers he had given her. Instead he cursed her, proclaiming that although she would be able to tell the future accurately, no one would believe her. [x]

Ex Nihilo: A Study in Time  [Speed Painting] 

A:”I am afraid I am too feminine in seeing any sense in destruction. Destruction can only destroy.”

T: “Yes, that is why is it so useful. Construction cumbers the ground with institutions made by busybodies. Destruction clears it and gives us breathing space and liberty.” - Bernand Shaw, Man and Superman

Commander Rogers 😍


Synesius, you don’t question what you believe, or cannot. I must.

Agora (2009) 

"Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same."
Warshan Shire (via marslipstick)


mythology alphabet: s - sisyphus [Σίσυφος]

Sinner condemned in Tartarus to an eternity of rolling a boulder uphill then watching it roll back down again. Sisyphus was founder and king of Corinth, or Ephyra as it was called in those days. He was notorious as the most cunning knave on earth. His greatest triumph came at the end of his life, when the god Hades came to claim him personally for the kingdom of the dead. Hades had brought along a pair of handcuffs, a comparative novelty, and Sisyphus expressed such an interest that Hades was persuaded to demonstrate their use - on himself. And so it came about that the high lord of the Underworld was kept locked up in a closet at Sisyphus’s house for many a day, a circumstance which put the great chain of being seriously out of whack. Nobody could die. A soldier might be chopped to bits in battle and still show up at camp for dinner. Finally Hades was released and Sisyphus was ordered summarily to report to the Underworld for his eternal assignment.


mythology alphabet: u - urania [(Ancient Greek: Οὐρανία; meaning ‘heavenly’ or ‘of heaven’] - was, in Greek mythology, the muse of astronomy .

Urania dresses in a cloak embroidered with stars and keeps her eyes and attention focused on the Heavens. She is usually represented with a celestial globe to which she points with a little staff. She is able to foretell the future by the arrangement of the stars.


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Fuente Monumental Las Nereidas (by Lola Mora) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.