"I enjoy controlled loneliness. I like wandering around the city alone. I’m not afraid of coming back to an empty flat and lying down in an empty bed. I’m afraid of having no one to miss, of having no one to love."
— Kuba Wojewodzki, Polish journalist and comedian (via painlock)
This is the central panel of a gesso wall frieze titled “The Wassail” by Charles Rennie Mackintosh from 1900. If you look closely enough, you can see the beads, string, and steel pins that embellish it. Mackintosh was a Scottish painter, architect, and designer of Art Nouveau and is often labeled as the pioneer of the Modernist Movement.
I think I just may have to add some beads to my art….