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Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, 1813–1888). The Favorite Cat, ca. 1840–50. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962 (63.550.159) #cats
Druids and later “witches” were thought to shapeshift into hares for magical work. Because of this belief, according to Julius Cesar (since we all know his works on the Celts are just so very reliable), it was considered taboo amongst the Celts to eat hare in case you were eating someone who was just shifting.
Delos, 1954. Benjamin Lauder "Ben" Nicholson (1894-1992), OM was a British painter of abstract compositions, landscape and still-life. . On visits to Paris he met Mondrian, whose work in the neoplastic style was to influence him in an abstract direction, and Picasso, whose cubism would also find its way into his work. His gift, however, was the ability to incorporate these European trends into a new style that was recognizably his own. I
Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible. As a child I felt myself to be alone, and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do not want to know. —Carl Jung (via elige) (Source: nirvikalpa via wolfdancer)