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fables-of-the-reconstruction:

Body of a woman, white hills, white thighs,
you look like a world, lying in surrender.
My rough peasant’s body digs in you
and makes the son leap from the depth of the earth.

I was lone like a tunnel. The birds fled from me,
and nigh swamped me with its crushing invasion.
To survive myself I…

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"No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen."
Alan Watts - How To Melt Anxiety. (via blackened—lungs)

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virtual-artifacts:

Incense box in the form of a hare, 19th century, Japan

virtual-artifacts:

Incense box in the form of a hare, 19th century, Japan

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asylum-art:

Cai Guo-Qiang: Amazing sculptures in the best museums

"Inopportune: Stage Two,” 2004 Tigers:

Entering the tiger room, you see the violent act- tigers with arrows pierced into their bodies and there’s a very visceral response. Even though it’s completely fake, the tigers are so realistically made that the audience feels pain when they see the them. The pain is not in the tigers, which obviously can’t feel. The pain is really in the person who’s viewing this. So it’s through the artwork, because it represents pain, that one feels this pain and has this very visceral relationship or reaction to it.”- Cai Guo-Qiang

"HEAD ON”, 2006:

Glass sheet and 99 life-sized replicas of wolves, dimensions variable. Installation view at Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, 2006. Photo by Hiro Ihara and Mathias Schormann. Courtesy Cai Studio, New York.

"Heritage" 2013:

An installation of 99 life-sized animal sculptures, including pandas, lions, tigers, and kangaroos, all drinking together from a lake surrounded by white sand;inspired by a trip he made ​​in Australia, the artist Cai Guo-Qiang created a huge installation called Heritage, to gather around a swimming pool disguised as a pond 99 replicas of animals from around the world coming to drink. A magnificent work, presented at the Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane.

Photography: Natasha Harth

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Slept under the thickest blanket of stars I’ve ever seen and woke up to catch the sunrise at the Inner Basin in Flagstaff, AZ.

Slept under the thickest blanket of stars I’ve ever seen and woke up to catch the sunrise at the Inner Basin in Flagstaff, AZ.

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A day at Newport Beach with Surfer Dad

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vintagenatgeographic:

Wild horses are rounded up for branding at Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Oregon
National Geographic | April 1979

vintagenatgeographic:

Wild horses are rounded up for branding at Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Oregon

National Geographic | April 1979

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