Originally posted on Beauty is a Sleeping Cat:
Maybe it’s because I’m reading Alexandra Johnson’s books and Virginia Woolf is an author who is central in them or perhaps it is because of Sigrun’s (sub rosa) Virginia Woolf project which I like to follow, whatever it is, Virginia Woolf was often on my mind lately. I have this…

Allegory of Spring

 It’s Vernal Equinox – and once again, night and day stand in perfect balance Sandro Botticelli, PRIMAVERA (1482) – the ultimate celebration of spring Botticelli’s Primavera was one of the first large-scale European paintings to tell a story that was not Christian, replacing the agony of Easter with a pagan rite. The very idea of art … More Allegory of Spring