The ramblings and aha! moments of a 5th year art history grad student living what her dad calls a "cosmopolitan" life between DeKalb and Chicago.
The things you stumble upon...
This was posted a few days ago on a blog I follow, Old Paint, which posts an old painting every day. I love it, and it opens up a whole new avenue of study for my thesis: examples of adolescents in Italian paintings.
Felice Casorati, Girl on a Red Carpet, 1912
It's like one of Balthus's girls set in an Eduoart Vuillard painting.