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Agi Lindegren: Gustaf Vasa Church, Stockholm

Photo: Håkan Svensson

One of my favourite churches in Stockholm, not far from where I live.  Neo-Baroque. Since the early 1980s, I often meditate here. In this picture, some disturbing, coloured stuff can unfortunately be seen to have been temporarily added in the corner chapel behind the column.

Richard Wilson: Landscape Capriccio

with Tomb of the Horatii and Curiatii and the Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli

Theophil von Hansen: Parlamentsgebäude, Wien

Bryan Ferry: Reason or Rhyme

From his album Olympia (2010)

Nicolas Poussin: Dance to the Music of Time

I somehow cannot ascertain at the moment the precise name Poussin gave this painting, although it is one of his best known; or what the accepted French name is. I should really know this; and the information should be easy to find. But it isn’t. Anyway, “Dance…” is the name under which, as far as I know, it has always been known in the Anglosphere (it’s in the Wallace Collection).

Eugène Galien-Laloue: Place de la Bastille

Alfred Hellerström: Grand Hotel, Lund

Photo: Dcastor

I often end up here with friends and colleagues even after dinner at other restaurants in Lund. It may look a little extravagant, but the reason is that only the Grand serves decaffeinated coffee…

Giambattista Tiepolo: L’adorazione dei magi

Pompeo Batoni: Madonna and Child

Charles Chaplin: Après le bal

Beethoven: Egmont Overture

Berliner Philharmoniker, Sergiu Celibidache

Sebastiano Ricci: Allegoria delle arti

Carrère and Hastings: New York Public Library

Jules Joseph Lefebvre: La jeune rieuse

Storkyrkan, Stockholm

The Stockholm Cathedral, in the parish of which I worked for about five years, in the first half of the 1990s.

Guido Reni: Il ratto di Europa


Pierre-Narcisse Guérin: Morphée et Iris

Giuseppe Sacconi: Il Vittoriano

Photo: Patrick Denker

Bryan Ferry: Reason or Rhyme

John Nash: Regent’s Park Terrace

Photo: Herry Lawford

Fritz Bamberger: Blick auf Gibraltar

Jean-Baptiste Regnault: Socrate arrachant Alcibiade du sein de la volupté

Altered colours.

Louis-Ernest Barrias: La renommée

Pietro da Cortona: Romolo e Remo trovati dal pastore Faustolo

Friedrich von Thiersch: Justizpalast, München



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