LOST TAPES: WE FOUND A HOUSE LOOKING BEYOND
(Sarah Marie, 2013)
Country Girl Leaning against a Ladder
Oil on canvas, 38 x 29 cm
Galleria dell’Arte Moderna, Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Beholding in many souls the traits of the divine beauty, and separating in each soul that which is divine from the taint which it has contracted in the world, the lover ascends to the highest beauty, to the love and knowledge of the Divinity, by steps on this ladder of created souls.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Love."
A collection of some of my favourite images from Another Africa's curated “Shades of Swagger" series featuring Africans from all walks of life, and from all over the continent and diaspora - past and present, all sharing one common thread in their aesthetic - they’re wearing sunglasses.
I love this photo. I have been working on painting it. She is beautiful.
Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo aka Yma Sumac (1922-2008)…cantante