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Aristodamos of Argos made itThis is a fragment of a shield strap, signed ‘Aristodamos of Argos made it’. The inscription on this is actually quite rare for a piece made in the Archaic era (early 500s B.C.) and signifies the artist’s pride in their creativity and precision.

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#texture_tuesday, #ancient, #bronze, #art_history, #antiquities, #getty_villa

May 30, 2016

Joseph Marr Sculptor “Desire is a trap - Laura” 2011. Sugar preserved in polyurethane in Fanta, cherry, cola, apple, licorice and passionfruit flavors.  “There is a statement in Hindu Sufism “Desire is a Trap”, which was the first impulse for me to work with sugar. The glistening beautiful colours of the different sugary flavours are the sticky trap, the object/form being the bait.” (artist statement) Artist Site

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#body, #sculpture, #candy, #caramel, #sugar, #desire, #naked, #tits, #sufism, #joseph_marr

February 13, 2010 augustin lesage

ruiard: Caroline Corbasson - JWST (After the James Webb Space Telescope Heated and oxidized copper and brass, steel structures, 39 2/5 × 39 2/5 in. / 100 × 100 cm), 2016

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#LeWittCollection is on view Wed-Sun 12-6pm | Thur 12-8pm Why do I continue? 📝 Carl Andre, “Questions and Answers” (1969) at Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection #Repost @anna_adele_ (at The Drawing Center)

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editorialie: Magdalena Frackowiak in If Looks Could Kill, Cover September 2007, by Hasse Nielsen

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A Page from the Drawing Papers ArchiveThis page from Drawing Papers 119 features Towel Head, a graphite on paper drawing created by Xanti Schawinsky in 1945.The 2014 exhibition Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War was a look at first generation Bauhaus artist Alexander ‘Xanti’ Schawinsky’s prolific oeuvre, which encompassed a range of social and political investigations. The exhibition focused on two bodies of work Schawinsky made between 1941 and 1946, Faces of War and the Head Draw...

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July 11, 2016

FEATURED ARTIST: Andrea Kvas, Untitled, 2013. Cotton, bleach, fabric dye, water-based paint, acrylic, resin, pigments, shellac, pigmented polyurethane foam. 148 x 558 cm. Courtesy the artist and Chert, Berlin.  https://sculpture-center.org/

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GAME OF THRONES: SEASON 6, EPISODE 4Winter is coming. All men must die. And Game of Thrones is back! Stay tuned each week as we unpack Sunday’s episodes through masterpieces.“As a wise man once told me, we make peace with our enemies not with our friends.” This week siblings are dramatically united in snow, water, and stone. A pink letter is delivered (“If we don’t take back the north we’ll never be safe”); a brother consents to serve his sister as the new ‘king’;  lions prepare for civil war to...

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#game_of_thrones, #got, #medievalists, #history, #illuminated_manuscripts

December 11, 2016
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July 25, 2012 Susan Catherine Weber
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June 12, 2017 Nicolle Mae
January 1, 2013 Amy lombard
July 15, 2014
August 5, 2016
May 24, 2015 joga: Kent Andreasen

FEATURED ARTIST: Egan Frantz, Installation view of The Serial Poem 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6. Tomorrow, Toronto 2012. Courtesy the artist and Tomorrow.

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March 22, 2016 vaka valo

strangecousinsusanx: thegetty: A sensual portrait of a Princess The artist could only get away with such a sensuous full-length portrait, reminiscent of harem scenes and odalisques, because of the Princess’ unassailable social position.  Her gently arched eyebrows and gaze out to the viewer acknowledges you who stands before her. Portrait of Leonilla, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, 1843, Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Seeing this painting in the next c...

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#painting, #gifs, #history, #getty_museum, #los_angeles

July 17, 2013 Rafael Sottolichio
February 10, 2015 by wanderingbears
June 27, 2014 South Bank #2
January 11, 2014 Olivia Erlanger
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