Man cannot survive except by gaining knowledge, and reason is his only means to gain it. Reason is the faculty that perceives, identifies and integrates the material provided by his senses. -The John Galt Speech Atlas Shrugged (Image: Gustav Klimt)
The Housemaid William McGregor Paxton Oil on canvas. Paxton and other Boston School artists shared an interest in the century painter Jan Vermeer. The maid's trance-like state, the painting's strong lighting, and the precisel
Madonna of Ears (ca. 'Madonna of Ears' is a type of depiction of Mary in a dress decorated with golden wheat ears "as the fertile soil and untilled field of God called to bear fruit, a symbol for her virginal motherhood.