Art / Books on Art / Uncategorized

“[Human beings] are destined to be perpetual amateurs—they don’t live long enough to be anything more. What can one do in a mere seventy or eighty years? During the first part of their lives, it’s all haste and fornication. Thenceforward most of their efforts go into staying alive.”

Hannah Rothschild, descendant of the Rothschild banking family and Chair of the Board at the National Gallery in London, wrote a captivating quirky book about art and society called The Improbability of Love. It’s a book worth reading if you’re an art lover. The descriptions of places and people are colorful, and some quotes really … Continue reading

Film / ralph fiennes / Tilda Swinton / Uncategorized

A Bigger Splash (2015) is quite a rave!

I’m surprised A Bigger Splash has only seven reviews on imdb at this point, for it’s an excellent little film, with superb acting, great pace that allows for character development and keeps things interesting, and nice cinematography, which has the feel of a holiday movie. As the few reviewers on imdb pointed out, Ralph Fiennes … Continue reading

Art / Graphic Design / Humor / Inspiration / Life / Quotations

Cute, Funny, Thoughtful, or Snarky Thinking of You Gifts

I’ve been active on Zazzle lately, sending gifts to people mainly to tell them that I’m thinking of them. I used to shop on Amazon for these gifts but Zazzle is more fun. For one, can send personalized cards with the gifts – whereas Amazon, in some cases, doesn’t even let you designate a purchase … Continue reading