Monday, October 15, 2012

Amelia Van Buren with Cat | Thomas Eakins, 1891

In the Netherlands, cats were not allowed in rooms where private family discussions were going on. The Dutch believed that cats would definitely spread gossips around the town.

Woman, Cat and String | Will Barnet, 1964

In Persia was believed that a sibling spirit, the hemzad, was born at the same time as any man, intended to make him company through life. The hemzad adopted the form of a black cat to come into the world.

The Fern Cat | Remedios Varo

Mark Chagall | 1914

Man with a cat and woman with a child

Nobuyoshi Araki | Chiro my Love

“I was actually together with Chiro longer than I was with Yoko – considering that I spent over 10 years with Chiro after Yoko’s death. She’d sit right on the bed that Yoko used to sleep in. Such a lady…”

© Nobuyoshi Araki | Chiro (12)