“I am thinking of aurochs and angels, the secret of durable pigments, prophetic sonnets, the refuge of art. And this is the only immortality you and I may share, my Lolita.”

The thrill of the senses, of experiencing life through artistic expression, can transcend the misery, vanity and wasted time that is the lion’s share allotted to us in the course of our daily lives.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/aug/11/cezanne-unmasked-the-shattering-portraits-that-blew-picasso-paris-avant-garde-away

Rijksmuseum Celebrates Rembrandt’s Birthday by Putting His Drawings Online

https://www.google.com/doodles/44th-anniversary-of-the-birth-of-hip-hop

http://gauguin.artic.edu/