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Monday, September 24, 2012

Ferdinand Hodler

My best bun, V, was in town for the weekend, and I couldn't ask for a better birthday present.
Of our three day sleepover, I think my favorite part was prancing around Museum Row together.
Together, we were introduced to Ferdinand Hodler's landscapes and portraiture at the Neue Galerie before stopping by the Met to quickly check out the Annenburg Galleries.
His devotion to documenting his partner, Valentine, on her deathbed was particularly affecting, but for some reason it gives me the chills to just think of linking to an image from that series, so I'll let you look those up out of your own accord.







And our favorite self-portrait...

 

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