19 November 2011

An Eye for Beauty

"An Eye for Beauty* isn't just about seeing beauty, relationships, and light. It is intended to give us insight into our lives, past, present,and maybe our future."- Evelyn Lauder , March 2002

Delphiniums Reflected- photograph by Evelyn Lauder

Evelyn Lauder died this week, at age  75. A crusader for women's breast cancer awareness and one of the original creators of the Pink Ribbon Breast Campaign. She established the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, which opened in 1993.Lauder also founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which has raised more than $350 million.

* this photograph is from the book of the same name, by Evelyn Lauder.

the NYTimes here
another post about Evelyn Lauder here

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