Monday, April 28, 2014

CUTE BRAND: Woodlans

Woodlans is a Polish company which makes watches from oak wood. Each is hand-carved and comes with its own ID number, meaning no two are the same. For more info:

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Brief art selection: Impressionism (s.XIX) III

"Moulin de la Galette", Santiago Rusiñol (1890-91)
"Trato de blancas", Joaquín Sorolla (1894)
"The straw rent", Alfred Sisley (1895)
"Boulevard Montmartre-Night effect", Camille Pissarro (1897)
"A woman seated beside a vase of flowers", Edgar Degas (1865)
"Lady at her toilette", Berthe Morisot (1875-80)
"Summer scene", Frédéric Bazille (1869)
"Portraits in the countryside", Gustave Caillebotte (1876)
"Moonlight over a canal", Johan Barthold Jongkind (1876)
"The beach near Trouville", Eugène Boudin (1865)
"Roses", Henri Fantin-Latour (1894)

Friday, April 25, 2014

Brief art selection: Impressionism (s.XIX) II

Interior of a harem in Montmartre (1872)
The first outing (1876-77)
The judgement of Paris (1914)
Road to the Saint-Simeon farm (1864)
The Seine below Rouen (1872)
The dinner (1869)
Flowers in a pot (1878)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Brief art selection: Impressionism (s.XIX) I

Lilac in a glass (1882)
Madame Monet at the piano (1868)
Still life with salmon (1866)
The suicide (1880)
The balcony (1868)
The railway (1873)
Interior of Arcachon (1871)

Woman with a red Zinnia (1891)
Maternal kiss (1879)
Summertime (1894)
Lilacs in a window (1880)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Brief art selection: Arts & Crafts (s.XIX-XX)

William Morris (Textile art)
Charles Robert Ashbee (Hair ornament)
Walter Crane (1911, Beauty and the beast picture book)
T. J. Cobden Sanderson (Binding of Rossetti's Poems)
Phoebe Anna Traquair (Pendant flower)
Charles Rennie Mackinthosh (1909, spurge illustration)
Christopher Dresser (silver teapot)
Edwin Lutyens (1903, log cabin)
Ernest Gimson (Embroidery layout)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


He's a Japanese sound artist, whose presentations are linked to great visual works

Monday, April 21, 2014

Brief art selection: French Post-romanticism (s.XIX)

"Women baking bread", Jean-François Millet (1854)
"Valleda", Jean Baptiste-Camille Corot (1868-70)
"Third class carriage", Honore Daumier (1862–64)
"The Young Ladies on the Banks of the Seine", Gustave Courbet (1856)
"The Duel After the Masquerade", Jean-Léon Gérôme (1857-59)