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Little Collingwood Street, Bethnal Green 1900, by John Galt. Galt worked as a missionary for the methodist London City Mission. He took photographs in the East End to illustrate lectures which he gave up and down the country to raise funds for the mission’s work. The photographs were taken primarily to show that those whom the mission sought to help, though poor, were nevertheless worthy of salvation.

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Shabby chic chairs in Annie Sloan's Duck Egg, distressed to show white undercoat with gold gilding waxed detailing, by Imperfectly Perfect xx

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Eye close up photograph, microscopic view, showing intricate nerves. Do you notice how the design reflects a photograph of the universe? - DdO:)

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Kandinsky on the Spiritual Element in Art and the Three Responsibilities of Artists

Composition VIII was painted in 1923 by German Expressionist painter, Vassily Kandinsky. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter. These artists shared the philosophy to express spiritual truths through art, often in abstracted forms. Composition VIII reflects the influence of Suprematism and Constructivism absorbed by Kandinsky while in Russia prior to his return to Germany

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