Portefeuille (Pocketbook), Dorothea Tanning, 1946

Shall we call Ms Tanning the daughter of Surrealism? Yes, let’s.

Portefeuille (Pocketbook), Dorothea Tanning, 1946

Shall we call Ms Tanning the daughter of Surrealism? Yes, let’s.

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#Dorothea Tanning #surrealism #books #painting 

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#books #amazing 
Shit, just threw out a door with panels like this.

Shit, just threw out a door with panels like this.

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@1 year ago with 48327 notes
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The legend was this:

"Once upon a time on Tralfamadore there were creatures who weren’t anything like machines. They weren’t dependable. They weren’t efficient. They weren’t predictable. They weren’t durable. And these poor creatures were obsessed by the idea that everything that existed had to have a purpose, and that some purposes were higher than others.
These creatures spent most of their time trying to find out what their purpose was. And every time they found out what seemed to be a purpose of themselves, the purpose seemed so low that the creatures were filled with disgust and shame.
And, rather than serve such a low purpose, the creatures would make a machine to serve it. This left the creatures free to serve higher purposes. But whenever they found a higher purpose, the purpose still wasn’t high enough.
So machines were made to serve higher purposes, too.
And the machines did everything so expertly that they were finally given the job of finding out what the highest purpose of the creatures could be.
The machines reported in all honesty that the creatures couldn’t really be said to have any purpose at all.
The creatures thereupon began slaying each other, because they hated purposeless things above all else.
And they discovered that they weren’t even very good at slaying. So they turned that job over to the machines, too. And the machines finished up the job in less time than it takes to say, “Tralfamadore.”

-from Kurt Vonnegut’s The Sirens of Titan

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"A while back, Dick, Barry and I agreed that what really matters is WHAT you like not what you ARE like. Books, records, films, these things matter! Call me shallow, it’s the fuckin’ truth."

High Fidelity
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Oh, the mysteries of used #books. Damn.. (Taken with instagram)

Oh, the mysteries of used #books. Damn.. (Taken with instagram)

@2 years ago with 1 note
#books 
deathisastar:

‘Handbook for the Recently Deceased’ from Beetlejuice (Tim Burton, 1988)

deathisastar:

‘Handbook for the Recently Deceased’ from Beetlejuice (Tim Burton, 1988)

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bookmania:

February loves you back! (Photo via darylrosemd)

bookmania:

February loves you back! (Photo via darylrosemd)

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Found this awesome book from strand today! Like @marksj and i don’t have enough #books  (Taken with instagram)

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Portefeuille (Pocketbook), Dorothea Tanning, 1946

Shall we call Ms Tanning the daughter of Surrealism? Yes, let’s.
2 weeks ago
#Dorothea Tanning #surrealism #books #painting 
deathisastar:

‘Handbook for the Recently Deceased’ from Beetlejuice (Tim Burton, 1988)
1 year ago
#beetlejuice #tim burton #books 
1 year ago
#books #amazing 
bookmania:

February loves you back! (Photo via darylrosemd)
1 year ago
#books #valentine #love 
Shit, just threw out a door with panels like this.
1 year ago
#books #diy 
1 year ago
#books 
The legend was this:

"Once upon a time on Tralfamadore there were creatures who weren’t anything like machines. They weren’t dependable. They weren’t efficient. They weren’t predictable. They weren’t durable. And these poor creatures were obsessed by the idea that everything that existed had to have a purpose, and that some purposes were higher than others.
These creatures spent most of their time trying to find out what their purpose was. And every time they found out what seemed to be a purpose of themselves, the purpose seemed so low that the creatures were filled with disgust and shame.
And, rather than serve such a low purpose, the creatures would make a machine to serve it. This left the creatures free to serve higher purposes. But whenever they found a higher purpose, the purpose still wasn’t high enough.
So machines were made to serve higher purposes, too.
And the machines did everything so expertly that they were finally given the job of finding out what the highest purpose of the creatures could be.
The machines reported in all honesty that the creatures couldn’t really be said to have any purpose at all.
The creatures thereupon began slaying each other, because they hated purposeless things above all else.
And they discovered that they weren’t even very good at slaying. So they turned that job over to the machines, too. And the machines finished up the job in less time than it takes to say, “Tralfamadore.”

-from Kurt Vonnegut’s The Sirens of Titan

1 year ago
#Kurt Vonnegut #Vonnegut #Outer Space #Books #Tralfamadore #Intergalactic #The Sirens Of Titan #The Universe #The Meaning of Life 
2 years ago
#books #writers #illustration #portrait 
"A while back, Dick, Barry and I agreed that what really matters is WHAT you like not what you ARE like. Books, records, films, these things matter! Call me shallow, it’s the fuckin’ truth."
High Fidelity
2 years ago
#advice #books #music #films 
2 years ago
#old things #books 
2 years ago
#my bedroom #books #light #photography #iframe 
2 years ago
#type #books #literature 
Oh, the mysteries of used #books. Damn.. (Taken with instagram)
2 years ago
#books 
Found this awesome book from strand today! Like @marksj and i don’t have enough #books  (Taken with instagram)
2 years ago
#books #nice things