Woman in Water, Katherine Bradford, 1998 - 99
Johannes Itten, from Design and Form: The Basic Course at the Bauhaus, 1964. Diagram from 1923.
lostinvunderland: Black Circle, Wassily Kandinsky (1924)
Highway #1, Edward Burtynsky, 2003, from the series Oil
Pablo Picasso dances with his Afghan Hound, Kabul, while his other muses, Lump, his Dachshund and Jacqueline, his wife, look on.
quotation from Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, chosen by Jessica Francis Kane, from the series “By Heart” in The Atlantic, artwork by Doug McLean
Unsure whether the jealousy is real or fiber-induced, the target-market female builds a fire with the pinecones and every other romantically threatening knick-knack, producing a very real and uncontrollable inferno. By the time the fire trucks arrive, the whole house is ablaze.
When she realizes her loss, the target-market female begins to cry like women always do.
In the end though, the target-market female is oddly comforted by the fact that she can wipe up all the tears, spilled gasoline and broken dreams with one illogically absorbent, quilted paper towel."
from “A Day in the Life of a Target-Market Female”, Katie Brinkworth, Timothy McSweeney’s
Amarillo, Texas, Stephen Shore, July 4, 1972 (part of Met exhibition “Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life Since 1969”)
Semiotics of the Kitchen, Martha Rosler, 1975
Mars (detail), ca. 1600