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Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire – Teoria della civiltà autentica / Theory of the true civilization

Frida Kahlo, Moses, 1945 Theory of the true civilization. It is not to be found in gas or steam or table turning. It consists in the diminution of the traces of original sin. Teoria della civiltà autentica. Non è nel gas, o nel vapore, oppure nei tavolini medianici: è nella diminuzione delle tracce del peccato …

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Charles Baudelaire – Il Ritratto / The Portrait

Johann Heinrich Füssli, Amor and Psyche, 1810 Disease and Death make ashesof all the fire that flamed for us.Of those wide eyes, so fervent and tender,of that mouth in which my heart was drowned,of those kisses potent as dittany,of those transports more vivid than sunbeams,what remains? It is frightful, O my soul!Nothing but a faint …

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