Tag Archives: Switzerland

1878: Dream

I had the earliest dream I can remember, a dream which was to preoccupy me all my life. I was then between three and four years old. The vicarage stood quite alone near Laufen castle, and there was a big … Continue reading

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1911: Portrait

Félix Vallotton: Seated Black Woman, Front View (1911)

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1953: Daisy

Robert Frank: Mary With Large Daisy In Her Hair (1953)

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1924: That’s What the Leaves Murmured

Diaz’s Forest In a forest painted by Diaz, a little motherkin and her child stood still. They were now a good hour from the village. Gnarled trunks spoke a primeval tongue. The mother said to her child: “In my opinion, … Continue reading

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1942: The Man Who Lost his Head

Claire Huchet Bishop: The Man Who Lost His Head (1942); illustration by Robert McCloskey.

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2011: Visualization

“The 1,318 transnational corporations that form the core of the economy. Superconnected companies are red, very connected companies are yellow. The size of the dot represents revenue.” (source)

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1934: Forest

Hans Emmenegger: Waldbild [Forest Image] (1934)

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