just-art:

Illustrations : by Josh Keyes

randygrskovic:

The task of art is to transform what is continuously happening to us, to transform all these things into symbols, into music, into something which can last in man’s memory. That is our duty. If we don’t fulfill it, we feel unhappy. A writer or any artist has the sometimes joyful duty to transform all that into symbols. These symbols could be colors, forms or sounds. For a poet, the symbols are sounds and also words, fables, stories, poetry. The work of a poet never ends. It has nothing to do with working hours. Your are continuously receiving things from the external world. These must be transformed, and eventually will be transformed. This revelation can appear anytime. A poet never rests. He’s always working, even when he dreams. Besides, the life of a writer, is a lonely one. You think you are alone, and as the years go by, if the stars are on your side, you may discover that you are at the center of a vast circle of invisible friends whom you will never get to know but who love you. And that is an immense reward.

Everyone is an artist.

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Tags: art borges

To show off your good taste.

To show off your good taste.

What I imagine to be an uncommissioned portrait.

What I imagine to be an uncommissioned portrait.

theparisreview:

“It was the moment that the man who sang ‘My Way’ realized that pride and love and pain all come in subtler forms and shades.”
Read more from Matt Domino on Frank Sinatra’s album Watertown here.

I’d never really listened to much Sinatra (or liked his music, honestly) but this article made me want to listen to Watertown. And I like it.
Read the article, listen to the album. 

theparisreview:

“It was the moment that the man who sang ‘My Way’ realized that pride and love and pain all come in subtler forms and shades.”

Read more from Matt Domino on Frank Sinatra’s album Watertown here.

I’d never really listened to much Sinatra (or liked his music, honestly) but this article made me want to listen to Watertown. And I like it.

Read the article, listen to the album

wired:

fastcodesign:

Check out this feature of French graphic designer Jean Jullien’s newest work in An Illustrated Guide To Our Maddening Relationship With Tech

You can see more of Jullien’s current show Allo? here.

This is pretty much amazing.

Oh, why do I use my phone for an alarm clock?

(Source: fastcodesign)

fariedesign:


“Putting your dreams on hold and doing whatever it takes to pay the rent?”


For most people, that’s less a question than it is a statement.

fariedesign:

“Putting your dreams on hold and doing whatever it takes to pay the rent?”

For most people, that’s less a question than it is a statement.

(Source: fariedesign)