Tuesday, December 28, 2010


Everything is a miracle.
It is a miracle that one does not dissolve
in one's bath like a lump of sugar.

--Pablo Picasso

Nude in the Bath, Pierre Bonnard

Death of Marat, Jacques-Louis David

The Bathers, William Bouguereau

Either you prefer showers or baths. Linda Nochlin explores the painterly obsession with the ritual of bathing in her book, Bathers, Bodies, Beauty.

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