The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that have never kissed, or touched. Fantasy love is perfection. However, I prefer something real and something wild to run with. -tM
"Dance is communication, and so the great challenge is to speak clearly, beautifully and with inevitability."
- Martha Graham
" I need the sea because it teaches me." -Pablo Neruda
was one of the originators of the photomontage, taking place during the dada art movement.
She rubbed shoulders with the likes of Dali, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Hausmann in a time when being a female creative outside of the domestic domain was a rarity.
She specifically addressed gender and the figure of woman through her art.
Actively challenging the status of women in the social world, she promoted the idea of the "New Woman" using elements of pop culture in her collages to create a higher and form or art and thought.
Bottom's Up. -tM
Hannah Hoch | The Beautiful Bottom
I feel each and every single word. -tM
"Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself." - Michel de Montaigne
This capture reminds me of the qualities I appreciate in another human being: grace, poise, elegance, quiet beauty, and confidence. As in art, like in nature that kind of harmony is achieved only from within. -tM
I equate this feeling to firsts and new beginnings; when kissing your lover makes time stand still, dissolving the world around you.
Or to that of nostalgia; when so much time has passed that all that is left is the beauty of what once was.
Either way, sometimes all that matters is the way we choose to remember things, don't you agree? -tM
"Tell me, Is the Rose naked
Or is that her only dress?"
For my Aunt (In love, hope, and new beginnings).
He had never
glimpsed her until now. -tM
Photography: Helmut Newton
This is what fantastic proportion and design of space looks like.
There is an incredible balance here between soft and hard, delicate and utilitarian.
Imperfection is perfection. -tM
Universality vs. Locality.
He was a pioneer in removing these geographical and psychological barriers. His photography speaks to the universality of the human life lived and his control of colour awakens a feeling of nostalgia; urging it to take root in becoming part of our story and never ending now.
Total genius. -tM
Kindness is as important as knowledge. - Meagan Smith
Whenever I get a little discouraged about the state of affairs in the world and start losing faith in humanity, I often watch this clip and focus on everything that is right and beautiful in love and in life.
To those that are celebrating Christmas tonight and tomorrow, may love and kindness find you wherever you are. -tM
How humbling and inspiring a moment spent by her side can be.
Once again, I find myself yearning for her salty embrace. -tM
Sometimes we all need a little extra sparkle to get us through the day. Hoping this bit of shine will help.
Magnifying the Alien Beauty of Plants. -tM
Photography: Karl Blossfeldt
Architecture, Design, and Sexuality,
have been synonymous with the way society as a whole (West and East) have planned, built, and imagined spaces for sexual pleasure for centuries.
Never underestimate the power of a space and its psychological and physical effects it has on behaviour.
In our patriarchal society, architecture has mostly been dominated by men until very recently, resulting in spaces that have been designed and in turn speak to male sexual desires and fantasies.
Architecture, setting, and design make up a substantial part of our sexual fantasies. Subliminal or outright, there is no mistaking the need for desire and pleasure in our society. -tM
Design: Haas Brothers: Sex Room Entrance; Andrea Branzi et al; Dream Bed, 1967