|—||From Friedrich Hölderlin’s preface to Hyperion, 1795 (via 1910-again)|
English, born Switzerland, 1741-1825
Perseus Slaying the Medusa, n.d.
Art Institute Chicago
“The Plus Fours Routefinder” was designed to be worn on the wrist, and the maps were printed on wooden rollers which were turned manually while driving. The device was intended to allow drivers to navigate around the UK, but with so few cars on the roads it never really took off.”
- retronaut.com -
DANCER WITH WHITE DRESS
(206 BC- 220 AD)
Dancer with clay dark gray slip white and red and black details. Dynamic movement and very clean . dress three-necked long kimono tied at the waist with a thick cloth which was often the time of the homespun and the folds are highlighted in red. the very long sleeves concealing hands involved in further movements dance. Flat head hair tied back in typical of the period, divided around a line centered. Facial features finely drawn with a brush.
ORIGIN : dance has a strong symbolic dimension in China old . It is used to celebrate various events like military victories , bereavements , weddings . Under the Han Dynasty , it could be practiced both by men than by women correspond to the teaching of Confucius did not allow contacts between men and women in public. Rhythms and body movements evoke life cycles. Arms dressed in long sleeves draw ellipses and circles imitating the perpetual movement of life. Each pause is be regarded as a new beginning.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 46 cm - Width . 37 cm
via > galeriegolconda.com
orplid: Sheep - a flock moving to another field through a narrow gate
Olivia Newtown-John and I getting physical.