*Honestly why put on pants when you can stay in bed and read
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Hells and Hierarchies
“All hells and heirarchies are works of the imagination.”
Could it be more true?
we can't break.
Each piece has
And there it is, outlay to the outlay.
Mind around it
in memory. The stone falls.
Maybe a small stone.
Still, a stone.
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ArtNetNews: Now High-Tech Scanners Have Brought Them to Light “Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing,” which will appear across the UK in 2019, has some surprises. “To mark the 500th anniversary of the Leonardo da Vinci‘s death, a collection of his drawings are going on a UK tour next year. But if you think that “Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing,” as the show is called, is just a Renaissance man greatest hits tour, think again. There will be surprises. Some 144 extraordinary illustrated works will be displayed in 12 simultaneous exhibitions at various cities across Britain. These exhibitions will open in tandem in February 2019, before being brought together to be exhibited that May at the the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace. All in all, there will be a total of 200 sheets on display there, making it the largest exhibition of the artist’s work in over 65 years. The revelations in the show come thanks to modern technology. Infrared light is used to show hidden drawings and alternative versions of Leonado’s sketches.”
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