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Don’t miss “Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time”, now in its final weekend! The exhibition features more than 100 paintings and prints by both artists, in dialogue with one other. With dozens of ancient Greco-Roman, Iberian, and Aztec objects, “Picasso and Rivera” aims to advance the understanding of the artists’ practices, particularly in how their contributions were influenced by the forms, myths, and structures of the arts of antiquity. #lacma #PicassoandRivera #flowerda...

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October 21, 2014 prettycolors: #f0d5d1
May 7, 2013 Jeffrey Matthews
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February 22, 2011

The madonna of the lilies, 1899 The virgin, jesus and saint john baptist, 1875 The madonna of the roses, 1903 Pieta, 1876 William-Adolphe Bouguereau

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October 23, 2016

Dempsey and Firpo, one of George Bellows’s most ambitious paintings, captures a pivotal moment in the September 14, 1923, prizefight between American heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey and his Argentine rival Luis Angel Firpo. The frenzy lasted less than four minutes, Firpo going to the floor nine times and Dempsey twice. Although Dempsey was the eventual victor, the artist chose to represent the dramatic moment when Firpo knocked his opponent out of the ring with a tremendous blow to the jaw. At...

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huntingtonlibrary: This 15th-century manuscript—poet-monk John Lydgate’s Fall of Princes—is quite amazing in its own right, but it’s even more amazing WITH LIGHTSABERS. images from John Lydgate, Fall of Princes, manuscript, between 1440 and 1460, parchment, bound. Lightsabers by The Huntington’s tumblr. Here’s one straight from our Lightsaber Academy Manual. (Many more to choose from if anybody wants to Star Wars-ify the “Flower of Battle” fighting manual from the 1400s)

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January 17, 2015 by taty_fairy

lacma: This is the first installment of a Tumblr series focusing on Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada, which celebrates the career of a true American original. On view at LACMA through September 27, this exhibition explores a pivotal yet under-recognized figure in the development of postwar American Art whose effect is only beginning to be fully understood. A founding director of the Watts Towers Art Center, Purifoy’s earliest body of sculpture, constructed out of charred debris from the 1965 Watts Rebe...

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2 DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT: The next Print Swap exhibition will be in April at @monthofphotola, which has been taking over the city with dozens of exhibitions, panels, & projections since 2009. In order to be considered for the show, photos must be submitted and selected between 11/29 & 1/26. The show will be curated by Paul Kopeikin, the director of @kopeikingallery. ‘Rain in Transition’ by Steven Chan (@hipsterhikes) is one of the images up for consideration. It was taken at #Mo...

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spicy snack foods sending children to emergency room (attempting rite of passage ceremony), experts claim, 2014 Installation §ª

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http://ift.tt/2FMAJ6D the UK, Muslim and Brown men are constantly stopped and searched, labelled as a terrorist or an extremist, and told England isn’t their home. When they return to their homeland, they were told they didn’t belong there either.“ - Mahtab Hussain

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September 18, 2014 prettycolors: #4824db
August 28, 2016 mpdrolet: Koto Bolofo

Editor Anulfo Baez reviews Textual Image: Visual Text - Artists’ Books from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts on view at the William Morris Hunt Memorial Library [continued at Big Red & Shiny…] Elizabeth Noftle’s That’s Mine, 2009

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patrickhenne: “Abandoned by cupid” 70x50cm Oil & Acrylic on canvas 2015 This work is based on an unfinished painting by the amazing painter Jacques-Louis David from 1795, called “Psyche”. For me David is one of the best painters of this period, my works “You will fail” and “Blue Princess” are also based on paintings by him. This Painting is available. Feel free to contact me for more informations: patrickhenne@gmx.de Me on Facebook

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“Both pianists start at unison, as shown at 1. The second pianist increases his tempo very slightly and begins to move ahead of the first (say in 30 to 60 secods) he is one sixteenth note ahead, as shown at 2. […] The entire process may be repeated as many times as desired.” Steve Reich from Sol LeWitt’s collection #SteveReich #SolLeWitt #drawingcenter #lewittcollection #Repost @rusomarg (at The Drawing Center)

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November 5, 2012 Nico Krijno

paulalexanderthornton: Skulls and Flowers by Paul Alexander Thornton. Drawn with ballpoint pens and watercolours. Click on the image to go to my facebook page.

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September 28, 2012

nearlya:James Tapscott.  Flow, 2012, light rope installations in various creeks and rivers around Australia.

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January 10, 2018