Barbara Leoniak | Via
(…) Leoniak’s sculptures respond to Ostoya’s (Anna Ostoya) sources. Modeled using strips of cardboard dipped in resin, they reinterpret Ostoya’s imagery through another medium and sensibility. While Ostoya’s paintings fragment the appropriated figures, Leoniak’s sculptures reconstitute them as fanciful anthropomorphic fillets. (…)
Today, I am writing an essay on the Defense of Sentimentality. I have always considered myself sentimental, and so it was news to me when I realized that, according to a lot of philosophers, sentimentality is a terrible thing.
— Friedrich Nietzsche (via sacredhorror)
I love russian literature. Tolstoy, Chekhov, Nabakov… I wonder what it is about the russian literature, or their culture that I feel so connected to?