Shintaro Ohata’s marvelous scuptures / paintings, more at : http://yukari-art.jp/en/shintaro_ohata_en
Born in Hiroshima, 1975.
Shintaro Ohata is an artist who depicts little things in everyday life like scenes of a movie and captures all sorts of light in his work with a unique touch. His paintings show us ordinary sceneries as dramas. He is also known for his characteristic style; placing sculptures in front of paintings, and shows them as one work, a combination of 2-D and 3-D world.
Somehow I wasn’t adding up right anymore. My parts weren’t summing into myself.
— Karen Russell, Swamplandia! (via jpdanks)
'Stories of Strange Women' J. Y. F. Cooke, cover artist unknown. Published 1906 by John Long, London.
See the complete book here.
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Hayo Miyazaki's The Wind Rises
me right now doing finals
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And lately I’ve been having a terrible thought: Our love affair will end before the world does.
— Karen Russell, “Vampires in the Lemon Grove”, Vampires in the Lemon Grove (via theinwardsources)
There is a loneliness that must be particular to monsters, I think, the feeling that each is the only child of the species.
— Karen Russell (via aquoteeveryday)
Introspection - Full Image
When I go for long walks or sit out on my porch at night for a while with nothing to distract me, it feels like my mind is able to sort through all the extraneous thoughts and mental noise I’ve accumulated and just kind of… let it go. It’s something I don’t do often enough.
I had to explain to him Mom’s death, which was always hard to do. It felt like killing her again.
— Karen Russell, Swamplandia! (via ecstasyinstants)
The smallest cloud ever recorded was only about 4 inches long. Spotted hanging so low in the sky it could be collected in a jar, the cloud didn’t dissipate for almost 3 years due to its density and a steady diet of cloudmeal.
wow it looks so soft. almost like cotton.. almost.
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Karen Russell, Swamplandia!