It's all over now
discombobulation
It's all over now
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melancolique:

Fishermen At Sea, J.M.W. Turner
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truefactsaboutlies:

Nocturne in Black and Gold – The Falling Rocket
Affronted by The Falling Rocket, John Ruskin accused Whistler of “flinging a pot of paint in the public’s face” in the Fors Clavigera. As a leading art critic of the Victorian era, Ruskin’s harsh critique of The Falling Rocket caused an uproar among owners of other Whistler works. Rapidly, it became shameful to have a Whistler piece, pushing the artist into greater financial difficulties. With his pride, finances, and the significance of his Nocturne at stake, Whistler sued Ruskin for libel in defence. In court, he asked the jury to not view it as a traditional painting, but instead as an artistic arrangement…However, his case was not helped when The Falling Rocket was accidentally presented to trial upside down. His explanation of the composition proved fruitless before the judge. The Ruskin vs. Whistler Trial, which took place on November 25 and 26, 1878, was disastrous for Whistler. While he did not lose, he only won a farthing. After all the court costs, he had no choice but to declare bankruptcy. Whistler was forced to pawn, sell, and mortgage everything he could get his hands on.
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thefrogman:

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ruinedchildhood:

current mood
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"This place holds more magic for me than any palace in the world.”  Legend (1985)

"This place holds more magic for me than any palace in the world.”  Legend (1985)

"This place holds more magic for me than any palace in the world.”  Legend (1985)

"This place holds more magic for me than any palace in the world.”  Legend (1985)

"This place holds more magic for me than any palace in the world.”  Legend (1985)
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humanoidhistory:

"The Earth is just too small and fragile a basket for the human race to keep all its eggs in."
—Robert A. Heinlein
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occultarchives:

Satyr
Male spirits of profane nature; followers of the nature gods Silvanus, Faunus, Pan, Dionysus/Bacchus.
They represent untamed nature, licence and lust, and have human heads with horns and goat beard, human hands and arms, but goats’ bodies from the waist downwards.
They may wear the crowns of ivy of Dionysus and can carry his thyros; other attributes are bunches of grapes, baskets of fruit, pitchers of wine, the cornucopia and the snake; their female counterparts in the Bacchanalia were the Maenads.
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motleycraft-o-rama:

By adamantine on Flickr.