Books and Beauty

The greatest of love letters are always coded for the one and not the many.

Mark Z. Danielewski (via bornreadygeneration)

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.

—Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez (via psychotherapy)

Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Arshile Gorky and Jackson Pollock were among those attracted to Jung’s idea because, as he further insisted, the artist in touch with his collective unconscious and able to communicate it could be a kind of shaman or medicine man to a deeply dissatisfied modern society - could, that is, put members of bourgeois society in touch with deeper, timeless and therefore more satisfying human truths and values.

—Bradford Collins, Pop Art  (via xxcenturyart)

There is no such thing as a good painting about nothing.

—Mark Rothko (via lakanen)