I am no bird; I am burnt saltwater mixed with air

Courtney | 21 | ♏ | INFP | Amor Fati | Φ

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the Earth, are never alone or weary of life.

Rachel Carson


Art History Meme [3/8] Artists
↳ Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931)


 - The Path of Beauty, video for Musée du Louvre & Nintendo

“A women walks in the Musée du Louvre, alone. 
The museum is completely empty. 
We follow this young woman in her dreamlike journey through the different rooms of the museum, between amazement and beauty, art and poetry.”

See the video here. Music: Sigur Rós - Suð Í Eyrum

A Little Princess (1995)

 I am a princessAll girls are. Even if they live in tiny old atticsEven if they dress in ragseven if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or youngThey’re still princessesAll of usDidn’t your father ever tell you that? Didn’t he?

The State Hermitage Museum

I urge you to please notice when you are happy.
—Kurt Vonnegut  (via sapphiretemplo)

The Secret History characters as literature genres

↳ Richard Papen as sentimentalism

He strives for the picturesque, always taking notes and keeping the events of his life documented in ways that make them seem more beautiful than they actual were. He’s in love with the idea of love, with the idea that even the most terrible of things can be glorious in their own way.


Tate Britain Museum 🎨



Birthday idea: ask everybody to give you their favourite book with a dedication and an explanation, why they love it. Your friends will be happy sharing a part of themselves and you will get not only the most sincere recommendations, but maybe a key to understand your friends better. And even if you read it before you could do it again and try to see it through the giver’s eyes. You might see it completely differently.



Daga Ziober & Holly Rose by Ben Hassett for Vogue Russia Dec 2013



Sosibios Vase. circa 50.BCE. Roman. pentelic marble. Louvre Museum.


William Adolphe Bouguereau,  A Young Girl Defending Herself against Eros (detail).