by Karl Blossfeldt

“At first, art imitates life. Then life will imitate art. Then life will find its very existence from the arts.” –Fyodor Dostoevsky

Ok, I’ll take it … read more

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Last year NYC-based illustrator Samantha Hahn came out with a gorgeous book of portraits of female characters from classic literature. With watercolor paintings and beautifully … read more

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