Nightcap

  1. We’re still living in Stalin’s world Diana Preston, New York Times
  2. The state is a predator, not a tool Joseph Salerno, Mises Wire
  3. The world is increasingly fragile Scott Sumner, MoneyIllusion
  4. Facts about Gustav Klimt Zoë Vanderweide, Sotheby’s

Afternoon Tea: Pear Tree (1903)

This is from Gustav Klimt, my favorite artist of all time. Click here to zoom. I just started getting in to his “nature” stuff. He and Egon Schiele made cool landscapes. Have a good rest of the day!

Afternoon Tea: Minerva or Pallas Athena (1898)

NOL art Klimt minerva or pallas athena
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From my main man Gustav Klimt.

Afternoon Tea: Female Organ Player (1885)

NOL art Klimt female organ player 1885
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From Gustav Klimt, still my favorite artist of all time…

Afternoon Tea: Death and Life (1916)

From my favorite artist, the Austrian Gustav Klimt:

nol art klimt death and life 1916
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My son was born a few hours ago. If all went according to plan (I scheduled this post last weekend), I am in a state of pure love and joy as a another Christensen is added to the troop.

Afternoon Tea: Fredericke Maria Beer (1916)

By the Austrian painter Gustav Klimt:

NOL art Klimt fredericke maria beer 1916
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This beauty is in a private collection, somewhere on this planet…

Afternoon Tea: The Three Ages of Woman (1905)

By the Austrian painter Gustav Klimt:

NOL art Klimt the three ages of woman 1905
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