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Frida 2017 by Dolce & Gabbana

Frida Kahlo’s influence only gets stronger. Here’s a take by fashion house Dolce & Gabbana 2017

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Wabi Sabi Building in Santiago de Compostela

This building in Santiago de Compostela in Spain is a great example of wabi sabi. Wabi sabi is an ancient aesthetic philosophy rooted in Zen Buddhism, particularly the tea ceremony, a ritual of purity and simplicity in which masters prized … Continue reading

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Painting at Palacio Ramalhete in Lisbon

I looked up as I was signing in to the hotel and saw this painting of a beautiful Portuguese woman

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The End of the World, at least for a minute

When you see Marcello Mastroianni in La Dolce Vita at the end of the film, you wonder is ennui something that passes? Is it a momentary fleeting experience or is it deeper and something that stays with you through months, … Continue reading

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L.A. Summer Sunset

Los Angeles is a place where you can be anything or anyone you want to be. It is the place of self-creation, a place where you can invent yourself but also invent your own reality. It is in 2017 the … Continue reading

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Max Benavidez – Venice Beach – What You Do Is Who You Become

Heraclitus: “Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.”

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Scenes from Cadaques, Spain – Summer 2016

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Hanging out in the Arts District in Downtown L.A.

Max Benavidez

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Gronk’s “Theater of Paint”

Gronk paints set designs for big bold operas, little intimate plays and even on the walls on the way in to his loft in downtown Los Angeles. A whole exhibition dedicated to his set designs is now at the Craft … Continue reading

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The Horizon’s Verge

“Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon’s verge.” – Lord Byron

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