A lady reading newspaper, 1932 (via)
Check out this adorable, delicate little walnut book! Made from nothing but a walnut and a ribbon, the book opens to reveal an accordion of tiny photographs of Maine. It appears to be a souvenir or memory book from someone’s trip. A charming and mysterious miniature!
Just made Wednesday cuter.
Jessica Chastain in “Work of Art” photographed by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue USA December 2013Frederic Leighton’s Flaming June, Henri Matisse’s Odalisque with Red Culottes, Félix Vallotton’s Le Retour, Anders Zorn’s Frances Folsom Cleveland, Gustav Klimt’s Ria Munk, Vincent van Gogh’s La Mousmé, Julia Margaret Cameron’s photography.
There is always a parallel with vintage and cutting edge trend. People say fashion is like karma, as well as history.
Photography makes painting out of date, meanwhile, more precious.
Read Susan Sontag’s On Photography.