Jejune Stardust
“Painting has nothing to do with thinking, because in painting thinking is painting.” - Gerhard Richter
Jejune Stardust
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frommoon2moon:

The anatomy of a flower
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cosascool:

FEAR by Ryan Everson
cosascool:

FEAR by Ryan Everson
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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Gautier’s Dream
2013
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oxane:

What I Want to Do by Jiro Ban
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wocinsolidarity:


Attanya: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because I love science fiction and fantasy books, but I’m tired of authors treating dragons and robots and magic as more plausible than black and brown characters
Jennifer: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because… when I was 13 a white girl told me it was selfishthat all of the protagonists in my stories were Latina because she “just can’t relate to nonwhite characters.” She made me feel guilty for writing about people like me. 
Aiesha: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because…Black Girls are more than sidekicks or “sassy, ghetto friend”

Facts and Figures About Race/Ethnicity in YA and Children’s Lit:
88% of the books on the 2013 Publisher’s Weekly YA Bestsellers were about white protagonists
93% of the authors on the 2013 Publisher’s Weekly YA Bestsellers were white authors
85% of the books on the 2014 Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults list were about white protagonists 
90% of the authors on the 2014 Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults list were white authors
91% of the authors on the 2013 New York Times’s Bestseller Lists for YA and Children’s Lit were white authors. 
According to the 2012 Cooperative Children’s Book Center, only 3.3% of books were about African-American protagonists; only 2.1% were about Asian and Pacific Islander protagonists; only 1.5% were about Latinx protagonists; and only 0.6% were about Native American protagonists. That means over 90% of children’s books surveyed were about white protagonists.
#WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS
Posting this a little late, but followers please take the time out to check out this post explaining the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and more events to come over the next few days! 
wocinsolidarity:


Attanya: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because I love science fiction and fantasy books, but I’m tired of authors treating dragons and robots and magic as more plausible than black and brown characters
Jennifer: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because… when I was 13 a white girl told me it was selfishthat all of the protagonists in my stories were Latina because she “just can’t relate to nonwhite characters.” She made me feel guilty for writing about people like me. 
Aiesha: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because…Black Girls are more than sidekicks or “sassy, ghetto friend”

Facts and Figures About Race/Ethnicity in YA and Children’s Lit:
88% of the books on the 2013 Publisher’s Weekly YA Bestsellers were about white protagonists
93% of the authors on the 2013 Publisher’s Weekly YA Bestsellers were white authors
85% of the books on the 2014 Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults list were about white protagonists 
90% of the authors on the 2014 Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults list were white authors
91% of the authors on the 2013 New York Times’s Bestseller Lists for YA and Children’s Lit were white authors. 
According to the 2012 Cooperative Children’s Book Center, only 3.3% of books were about African-American protagonists; only 2.1% were about Asian and Pacific Islander protagonists; only 1.5% were about Latinx protagonists; and only 0.6% were about Native American protagonists. That means over 90% of children’s books surveyed were about white protagonists.
#WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS
Posting this a little late, but followers please take the time out to check out this post explaining the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and more events to come over the next few days! 
wocinsolidarity:


Attanya: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because I love science fiction and fantasy books, but I’m tired of authors treating dragons and robots and magic as more plausible than black and brown characters
Jennifer: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because… when I was 13 a white girl told me it was selfishthat all of the protagonists in my stories were Latina because she “just can’t relate to nonwhite characters.” She made me feel guilty for writing about people like me. 
Aiesha: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because…Black Girls are more than sidekicks or “sassy, ghetto friend”

Facts and Figures About Race/Ethnicity in YA and Children’s Lit:
88% of the books on the 2013 Publisher’s Weekly YA Bestsellers were about white protagonists
93% of the authors on the 2013 Publisher’s Weekly YA Bestsellers were white authors
85% of the books on the 2014 Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults list were about white protagonists 
90% of the authors on the 2014 Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults list were white authors
91% of the authors on the 2013 New York Times’s Bestseller Lists for YA and Children’s Lit were white authors. 
According to the 2012 Cooperative Children’s Book Center, only 3.3% of books were about African-American protagonists; only 2.1% were about Asian and Pacific Islander protagonists; only 1.5% were about Latinx protagonists; and only 0.6% were about Native American protagonists. That means over 90% of children’s books surveyed were about white protagonists.
#WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS
Posting this a little late, but followers please take the time out to check out this post explaining the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and more events to come over the next few days! 
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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

Website  Tumblr
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

Website  Tumblr
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Florent Tanet. A Colorful Winter.

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blackmountainmass:

In the beginning the universe was a state of chaos, out of which by a process of disintegration the lighter and finer portions separated themselves from their surroundings and rising upwards formed the skies, while the more substantial constituents resolved themselves into the world.
NATURE 1902 | Nature, Volume LXVI, May to October 1902
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"But every so often something shatters like ice and we are in the river of our existence. We are aware."

Louise Erdrich, from The Plague of Doves (Harper Perennial, 2009)

Louise Erdrich knows whats up.