Collecting “The Fountainhead”

I’ve been collecting original art and bits of historical material that can serve as art for a while now. There’s this great quote from Rand that I read years ago which first got me into doing it and I’ve been building up myself store ever since: Art is man’s metaphysical mirror; what a rational man […]

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Alone like Roark

  Bosch Fawstin shared a new piece for the 75th Anniversary of The Fountainhead that he was working on the other day and I was able to claim it before it even went on sale. He’s one of the few artists who I follow up with every week to see if he has new works […]

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No

Here’s another piece I own from Bosch Fawstin’s series on The Fountainhead. The piece depicts an episode from the book during which Roark turns down a commission because the clients are asking him to violate his aesthetic principles. He turns it down despite desperately needing the money, and when he is asked why he must […]

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Are You Happy, Mr. Superman?

I picked up this original piece from Bosch Fawstin the other day, a cartoonist who has quickly become one of my favorite illustrators in the world and who is, incidentally, perhaps the most heroic cartoonist alive today. I’ve been slowly building up a collection of his work because I think his project is deeply important […]

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32 Quotes from The Fountainhead that Matter

Today is the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, the novel I’ve recommended more than any other. I first read it in high school (teachers warned me against it) while I was in England and its plot, theme, characters and the philosophy Rand integrates through it all has been the guiding […]

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