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Mori Koji does not believe in the fourth wall.

Also what the heck happened to him?

From Holyland

Mori Koji does not believe in the fourth wall.

Also what the heck happened to him?

From Holyland

I read it a lot in a short period and burned out on it. But it always pulls me back…

I read it a lot in a short period and burned out on it. But it always pulls me back…

From Holyland

From Holyland

slowartday:

slowartday:

Brett Amory

I love originality. I love irony and unpredictable juxtapositions of textures, patterns and colors. I love seeing something and thinking that it’s something I’ve never seen before.

- Kim, tumblr manager

philamuseum:

More Art Monday: Vacation Destinations


We’re nearly halfway through the summer. If your vacation destination could be anywhere in the world, where would you go? Here are some of our favorite places from around the globe.

The Sacred Mountain (Parahi Te Marae),” 1892, Paul Gauguin, French

The Rialto, Venice,” 1911, John Singer Sargent, American (active London, Florence, and Paris)

Hara: Fuji in the Morning (Hara; Asa no Fuji), No. 14 from the series 53 Stations of the Tokaido (Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi),” 1832-33, Utagawa Hiroshige I, Japanese, 1797 - 1858. Published by Hōeidō

Eiffel Tower,” c. 1909, Robert Delaunay, French

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The greatest danger, however, is ignorance. We have come to understand the persuasive power of images. One would think that it would be part of our education as citizens of a democracy to attain visual literacy: to master the elements of the rhetoric of images. In fact, our schooling strives entirely in the opposite direction. We are a people of the Word. From the moment we learn to read and write, we are rewarded or criticized according to how cunningly we craft school papers and essays, post-graduate dissertations, reports and memorandums at the office, speeches and presentations at conferences, studies for professional journals, policy statements on behalf of government, State of the Union addresses to the electorate.