'Hand' - Detail of the Statue of Saint Peter, one of the sculptures of the Twelve Apostles inside the Basilica of St. John Lateran. Rome, Italy. Sculpture by Pierre-Étienne Monnot (1657, Orchamps-Vennes - 1733, Roma), 'San Pietro', 1708-13. Black and white, grained and vignetted image.
"That’s what’s missing – the really intuitive issue of our deep sense of longing for connection, our deep sense of wanting to feel that our lives are worthwhile. Those are not measurable quantities." – James Hollis, PhD., Jungian Analyst
Loïs Mailou Jones (1905-1998) painting in her Paris studio in 1937 or 1938 as her cat hangs out on her shoulder. Born in Boston, Ms. Jones was encouraged by both parents to pursue art and she graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 1927. After studying art at Harvard and Columbia, she established the art department at Palmer Memorial Institute, the black preparatory school founded by Charlotte Hawkins Brown in Sedalia, North Carolina.