Bohemian Lifestyle | Sherman Oaks, California.

Bohemianism

"Bohemian" may denote "a socially unconventional person, especially one who is involved in the arts".

Some interesting facts.

Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people and with few permanent ties. It involves musical, artistic, literary or spiritual pursuits. In this context, Bohemians may or may not be wanderers, adventurers, or vagabonds.

This use of the word bohemian first appeared in the English language in the nineteenth century to describe the non-traditional lifestyles of marginalized and impoverished artistswritersjournalistsmusicians, and actors in major European cities.[1]

Bohemians were associated with unorthodox or anti-establishment political or social viewpoints, which often were expressed through free lovefrugality, and—in some cases—voluntary poverty. A more economically privileged, wealthy, or even aristocratic bohemian circle is sometimes referred to as haute bohème[2] (literally "high Bohemia")

In the United States.

In the 1850s, aesthetic bohemians began to arrive in the United States.[7] In New York City in 1857, a group of some 15–20 young, cultured journalists flourished as self-described "bohemians" until the American Civil War began in 1861.[8] This group gathered at a German bar on Broadway called Pfaff's beer cellar.

Photo.

Photo taken in Sherman Oaks, California.

Nikon camera and a 2.8 lens.