"It’s crazy," she’d said, "but I’d be perfectly happy if I could sit looking at the same half dozen paintings for the rest of my life. I can’t think of a better way to go insane." 
                     —The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt 2013

"It’s crazy," she’d said, "but I’d be perfectly happy if I could sit looking at the same half dozen paintings for the rest of my life. I can’t think of a better way to go insane."

                     —The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt 2013

Is there anything more decadent than Paris fashion?!

Wendy Lesser dishes plot, character and place, plus 100 of her favorite books.

Wendy Lesser dishes plot, character and place, plus 100 of her favorite books.

pre1923:

A Time to Talk by Robert Frost, from Mountain Interval, 1916.

pre1923:

A Time to Talk by Robert Frost, from Mountain Interval, 1916.

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Elliott Holt is currently one of the best writers we’ve got.

Elliott Holt is currently one of the best writers we’ve got.

Jerome Robbins jets are in gear.

classycarolinagirl:

fionagoddess:

Emma Watson & Joseph Gordon-Levitt  | 86th Annual Academy Awards - Show (March 2, 2014)

Emma Watson is stunning.

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urgetocreate:

Edward Willis Redfield, Lower New York at Night, ca.1910

urgetocreate:

Edward Willis Redfield, Lower New York at Night, ca.1910

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Remembering Mavis Gallant…

In honor of the Winter Olympics, a look back at skating royalty. Four time World Champions and two time Olympic Gold Medalists, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov’s long program at the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer. Did it ever get any better than this?

Two new collections of shorts for the first part of 2014

Coming Soon

Afternoon of a Faun, directed by Nicky Buirski

T. F. Simon, “Vilma Reading a Book”, 1912

T. F. Simon, “Vilma Reading a Book”, 1912

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Mavericks of American Dance, an inside look at the Joffrey Ballet is well worth a viewing.

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