Ashille Gorky, Self Portrait at the Age of nine, 1928.

Amedeo Modigliani. Nude, 1917.

Amedeo Modigliani. Nude, 1917.

Berlinde de Bruyckere. We Are All Flesh, 2011-12.

Berlinde de Bruyckere. We Are All Flesh, 2012.


My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness keeps growing and is forever the same. Everything interests me, but nothing holds me. Fernando Pessoa

Francis Bacon. Crucifixion 1965.

Bruno Cassinari. Butchered Ox, 1941.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Young Sick Bacchus, 1593.


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