Harpoon at a Venture

Think again
Whatever one thinks of him, Murakami writes as vividly- often as movingly- on the isolation of love as any living author I can think of.
Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I’m gazing at a distant star. It’s dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago. Maybe the star doesn’t even exist any more. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.
[…]
But I didn’t understand then. That I could hurt somebody so badly she would never recover. That a person can, just by living, damage another human being beyond repair.
Maybe I just cannot even bear such things being written down.

Whatever one thinks of him, Murakami writes as vividly- often as movingly- on the isolation of love as any living author I can think of.

Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I’m gazing at a distant star.
It’s dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago.
Maybe the star doesn’t even exist any more. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.

[…]

But I didn’t understand then. That I could hurt somebody so badly she would never recover. That a person can, just by living, damage another human being beyond repair.

Maybe I just cannot even bear such things being written down.

"Suspended wooden slats cast shadows like a sundial across the central living room of this hexagonal home in Toyota, Japan, by local office Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates.

The sculptural ceiling decoration is made from timber battens that line the rafters, creating an ever-changing pattern of light and shadow on the walls as the sun moves across the sky.

Koro House is located on a plot at the corner of two roads. Its six-sided shape was designed to frame a series of small outdoor spaces between the property and the street, as well as to let light in from different directions.”

DeZeen, March 2014.

"Children attending this nursery in Spain by Pamplona studio Taller Básico de Arquitectura enter through an angular concrete corridor carved out of the building’s faceted shell.

The building’s location on a steeply sloping site outside the town of Haro led architects Javier Pérez-Herreras and Javier Quintana de Uña of Taller Básico de Arquitectura to base their design on a geological formation, emerging from the hillside.”

DeZeen, July 2014

Atsushi Kawamoto & Mayumi Kawamoto’s “Ant House” in Shizuoka, Makinohara, Japan, completed in 2012.

The outer black shell contains a smaller woodern house inside.

A pocket-sized fuckyeahbarbarahepworth tumblr.

Has any other pair of awkward, earnest young men ever photographed so charmingly?

Field for the British Isles, Anthony Gormley (various installations).

Barbara Hepworth’s beautiful Stringed Figures.

Berenplaat (David Haneke, 2001)

Boris Pasternak’s face is almost comically angular- as though his bones were chiselled by an amateur.