Francis Bacon. Study for a Self Portrait (Triptych), 1985-86.

It is a unique sound. A cell door has no handle, either outside or inside; it cannot be shut except by being slammed to. It is made of massive steel and concrete, about… Continue reading

Cimabue. Crucifixion (detail), 1280.

Artemisia Gentileschi. Self Portrait as an Allegory of Painting, 1638-9.


I have no ambitions nor desires. To be a poet is not my ambition,. It’s simply my way of being alone. Alberto Caerio.

Daido Moriyama. On the Bed 1. Tokyo, Japan 1969.

Daido Moriyama. On the Bed 1. Tokyo, Japan 1969.

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

Amedeo Modigliani. Nude, 1917.


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.