Josef Albers (German-American, 1888-1976), White Line Square IV, from White Line Square Series (Series I), 1966. Lithograph.

Vogue Italia November 1994 “Cosi La Nuova Carré” Carré Otis photographed by Michael Comte

The Grasshoppe (detail), by Jules-Joseph Lefebvre
fall hair
Edmund Wilson, who had known Fitzgerald since their Princeton years and had the exasperated affection mingled with disdain that we have for old friends who become famous, had marvelled that Fitzgerald in death had become a variant of the Adonis of Greek myth, taking on ‘the aspect of a martyr, a sacrificial victim, a semi-divine personage.’


Noun; a person who is always unhappy or angry about something.

"Keepers of private notebooks are a different breed altogether, lonely and resistant rearrangers of things, anxious malcontents, children afflicted apparently at birth with some presentiment of loss."

Joan Didion, Slouching Towards Bethlehem

(via slightlypretentious)


Read Tobias Wolff’s 2003 short story “Class Picture,” from our School Days Collection:

“Robert Frost made his visit in November of 1960, just a week after the general election. It tells you something about our school that the prospect of his arrival cooked up more interest than the contest between Nixon and Kennedy, which for most of us was no contest at all.”

Photograph by Constantine Manos / Magnum

Elinor Carrucci - Closer
Mother drives me in the rain. (2000)