Jean Delville – The New Mission of Art: A Study of Idealism in Art

The Belgian Symbolist painter and writer Jean Delville (1867 - 1953) is considered a mystic, an idealist, and an occultist who sought to revive the ancient traditions of Cabbala, Magic, and Alchemy. In 1896, he founded the Salon d’Art Idealiste, which is considered the Belgian equivalent to the Parisian Salon de la Rose Croix and … Continue reading Jean Delville – The New Mission of Art: A Study of Idealism in Art

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From 52 FLOWERS: 32 Box by Charlotte Du Cann

"Our bodies know things our minds do not because, like the mountains, they are ancient. They were formed thousands of years ago, and they resonate to the wind, to the winter, to the world of the box tree. They are archaic and they love the archaic world because they were built for it. Our feet … Continue reading From 52 FLOWERS: 32 Box by Charlotte Du Cann

Froger’s Capybara and the Metaphysics of Memes – Blog – The Appendix

Froger's Capybara and the Metaphysics of Memes - Blog – The Appendix. "We brought three oxen, a few chickens, a tiger-cat, and another animal quite extraordinary, that the Portuguese call 'Capivard,' which has the body of a pig, the head of a rabbit, and thick hair the color of ash: it has no tail at all, … Continue reading Froger’s Capybara and the Metaphysics of Memes – Blog – The Appendix

Unexpected Intrusions of Beauty

"Unexpected intrusions of beauty. That is what life is." - Saul Bellow Artist Gustave Klimt