vjeranski:Isamu NoguchiPeking Drawing (man reclining), 1930. Ink on paper

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December 11, 2013 Ernest Protasiewicz
March 22, 2017

Ai Weiwei. Grapes, 2008, Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) stools 36 ¼ x 67 11/16 x 60 ¼ in. (92 x 172 x 153 cm) Courtesy of the artist; Friedman Benda, New York, Photo: Bill Orcutt vía Against the Grain | MAD Museum

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December 8, 2013 Caroline Augusta 

Aya Kakeda, a Tokyo-born, New York-based artist, moves between illustration and personal work, all carrying a vibrancy and a dynamic layering aesthetic. See more on HiFructose.com.

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February 6, 2018

Stephen ShoreAmerican, born 1947 Stampeder Motel, Ontario, Oregon, July 19th, 1973 Chromogenic print 20 x 24 in

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August 18, 2013 Bjørn-Henrik Lybeck
September 7, 2012 Yukie Nakano

morenohugo: I had the privilege to work with the incredible Kevin Dart. Here are some designs and color tests I did for his next Yuki 7 short film. http://kevindart.tumblr.com/

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Spiros Strogilis (@spiros.strogilis) took this photo in #Athens this year, but he titled it ‘Remains of an Era.’ “The feeling you get from the photo is like turning back in time,” he writes. “The washed out colors of the elements, the concrete, the architecture and the strictness of the composition made me think of the title. It’s a part of an ongoing project that I’m working on about the old cars that reappeared in the streets of Athens during the years of the fin...

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David Milne(Canadian, 1882-1953)Edge of the clearing   Watercolour on paper   14’’ x 19’’   via

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Submission Friday:NJ09:22PM10.04.2017 LiftOff MuNaFo2017 munafostudio@gmail.com http://munafo-mtw.tumblr.com/post/166063455234/nj0922pm10042017-liftoff-munafo2017

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October 19, 2015 Laura Owens
March 25, 2012 Forsythia

jtotheizzoe: Were the First Artists Mostly Women? That’s the conclusion behind  new analysis of cave painting handprints by Penn State’s Dean Snow. Several years ago, a British biologist found that men and women’s hands differed in the relative lengths of their fingers. Men tended to have a ring finger that was longer than their index finger (although I do not). When Snow applied that pattern to the measurements of handprints found in prehistoric cave art (similar to the example above from Fran...

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April 6, 2012

mizisham: Internet Archive Book Images Image from page 122 of “The Biological bulletin”https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages

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“This image belongs to my series ‘Russian Fairy Tales’, which I’ve photographed for almost 10 years. And I´ll go on with this project,” photographer Frank Herfort (@frank_herfort) tells us. “This image I [took] in the closed city of #Norilsk, the northernmost city on Earth. I had a commission from Norilsk Nickel, and this gave me the opportunity to enter the city and get official permission. Private visits for foreign people are almost impossible. This image s...

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“Only by chancing the ridiculous, can I hope for the sublime. Only by discovering that which is true within myself, can I hope to be understood by others.” —Jay Defeo. LACMA is lucky to own one of her seminal paintings, "The Jewel,” which is currently in our Modern galleries (Ahmanson Building, floor 2). #regram via @laurennbergman #jaydefeo #thejewel #modernart #internationalwomensday #IWD2017 http://ift.tt/2mDe6dD

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archiveofaffinities: Cram and Ferguson and James A. Wetmore, Boston Post Office and Federal Building, Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts, 1929-1931

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#ThyCaptionBe: Hold Your HorsesYou captioned this detail. And we’re revealing the full story now.N00b jousting or Shakespeare’s first play? It’s actually a scene of two knights in training.Here’s the full story:Hold your horses—or barrels, as the case may be!Here twin brothers practice jousting on stationary barrels as a way of building their skills in the arts of chivalry. According to the accompanying story, one of the brothers ultimately refuses such child’s play and swears that he will only...

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blastedheath: Natee Utarit (Thai, b. 1970), Silent Laughing of Monsters/Still Life, 2001. Oil and enamel on canvas, 163.5 x 134 cm.

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Panorama of BerlinThis 1820s depiction of the street Unter den Linden in Berlin as a panorama is a total of 25 feet long. It’s housed in a cylindrical container with the Brandenburg Gate on the front.When it’s fully extended, the scrolls’ end match perfectly, creating a loop of street activity.

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#history, #berlin, #art, #art_history, #archives

June 4, 2013 Joseba Eskubi
July 1, 2013 Corey Olsen