Friday, May 10, 2013

Night vision

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night
without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses
idle details, just as our memory does.

—Jorge Luis Borges

Le cigne noir, 1895

La maison aveugle, 1892

Nocturne au Parc Royal de Bruxelles, 1897

Magical night paintings by Belgian artist William Degouve de Nuncques  (1867-1935)

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