Bodil Jane Illustrates Botanical Rooms I Want to Live In
Illustrator Bodil Jane paints colorful rooms that I wish I could live in—cozy, patterned-filled spaces with a lot of plants.
Follow the Gleam
I could go one of two ways with this entry, I could continue on my whimsical tour guide Barbie posts, or I could talk about what it was like to turn 30 on top of the Eiffel Tower surrounded by lights. The short answer is that it was an emotional day for me, partly hormonal, but absolutely impacted by the feeling of actually being between dream and reality. I had always dreamed of Paris, of being there, of belonging there. I did not expect the instantaneous accord that I felt with the place…
AUGUSTE RODIN (1840 -1917) THE ETERNAL IDOL Circa 1890-1893 Plaster H. 73.2 cm ; W. 59.2 cm ; D. 41.1 c The title, The Eternal Idol, is very much in the Symbolist vein explored by Rodin at this time. For him, however, the form was always more important than the subject, and poetic titles like these were only given after the work was completed, sometimes in the course of discussions with writer friends.