the mood across SA is a bit sad this morning (if you don’t follow the world cup…) and even though its technically not over for bafana yet, some people’s optimism has wained considerably since that awesome opening game against mexico. but my spirit isn’t broken, because i haven’t seen the…
sotheby’s is having an auction of impressionist & modern art on 22 june. thought i’d pick out my favourites and see what they’re going for…
henri matisse – oudalisques jouant aux dames : £10,000,000 – £15,000,000
andré derain – arbres a collioure : £9,000,000 – £14,000,000
edouard manet – bouquet de pivoines : £4,000,000 – £6,000,000
egon schiele – portrait of eva freund : £250,000 – £350,000
as i type this it’s 6.4°C outside (and i’m cursing myself for leaving my fingerless gloves at home). i visited one of my best friends the other day and her gran had left her a genuine fur coat in her will (i think it was… leopard? it was some kind of hectic big cat fur). i tried it on and even though it was lovely and warm i felt really, really wrong wearing it and had to take it off after not even a minute. perhaps if i lived as an inuit wearing fur would be okay, but for now i will just admire how nice it looks and maybe look for a coat of the fake variety.