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Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World, 1948, tempera on panelMuseum of Modern ArtThe woman crawling through the tawny grass was the artist’s neighbor in Maine, who, crippled by polio, “was limited physically but by no means spiritually.” Wyeth further explained, “The challenge to me was to do justice to her extraordinary conquest of a life which most people would consider hopeless.” He recorded the arid landscape, rural house and shacks with great detail, painting minute blades of grass, individual strands of hair, and nuances of light and shadow. In this style of painting, known as magic realism, everyday scenes are imbued with poetic mystery. (source)

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Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World, 1948, tempera on panel
Museum of Modern Art


The woman crawling through the tawny grass was the artist’s neighbor in Maine, who, crippled by polio, “was limited physically but by no means spiritually.” Wyeth further explained, “The challenge to me was to do justice to her extraordinary conquest of a life which most people would consider hopeless.” He recorded the arid landscape, rural house and shacks with great detail, painting minute blades of grass, individual strands of hair, and nuances of light and shadow. In this style of painting, known as magic realism, everyday scenes are imbued with poetic mystery. (source)

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warmsleepy:

what the fuck is the next big sports anime gonna be? golf anime?? petanque anime??? roller derby anime?? actually hold up im changing the direction of this post to say that i really want a yuri roller derby sports anime

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