to find such light

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March 17, 2014 12:01 pm March 2, 2014 9:40 pm
museumuesum:

Edward Steichen
Olympic diver Katherine Rawls, 1931
Gelatin silver print

museumuesum:

Edward Steichen

Olympic diver Katherine Rawls, 1931

Gelatin silver print

4:38 am
Raymond Briggs, illustration for The Princess and the Pea, in The Fairy Tale Treasury, 1972.

Raymond Briggs, illustration for The Princess and the Pea, in The Fairy Tale Treasury, 1972.

(Source: tygertale.wordpress.com)

February 21, 2014 12:30 am
"All human life is here: birth, love, marriage and death. Underneath their jolly rollicking rhythms and rhymes there is a depth and a truth about life. They also have surreal and crazy humour, quiet philosophy, wisdom, lunatic nonsense and subtle poetry. There is no finer field for the illustrator… The verses live on in our memories for the whole of our lives."
Raymond Briggs, on illustrating Mother Goose, 1964.

"All human life is here: birth, love, marriage and death. Underneath their jolly rollicking rhythms and rhymes there is a depth and a truth about life. They also have surreal and crazy humour, quiet philosophy, wisdom, lunatic nonsense and subtle poetry. There is no finer field for the illustrator… The verses live on in our memories for the whole of our lives."

Raymond Briggs, on illustrating Mother Goose, 1964.

(Source: tygertale.wordpress.com)

February 9, 2014 12:13 am
Eric Ravilious, High Street, 1938.

Eric Ravilious, High Street, 1938.

(Source: tygertale.wordpress.com)

February 8, 2014 12:22 am
Lewis C. Hine, Icarus atop Empire State Building, 1931.

Lewis C. Hine, Icarus atop Empire State Building, 1931.

(Source: theguardian.com)

February 6, 2014 9:41 pm
cavetocanvas:

Reclining Nude - Zinaida Serebriakova, 1930

cavetocanvas:

Reclining Nude - Zinaida Serebriakova, 1930

January 26, 2014 12:00 pm
museumuesum:

Cornelia Parker
One Day This Glass Will Break, 1995
etched glass

museumuesum:

Cornelia Parker

One Day This Glass Will Break, 1995

etched glass

12:19 am January 22, 2014 12:01 pm
Alfred Leete, The Lure of the Underground, 1927.

Alfred Leete, The Lure of the Underground, 1927.

(Source: ltmuseumshop.co.uk)