Sphinx probably a table support Roman 120-140 CE from Monte Cagnolo outside Lanuvium near Rome, Italy by mharrsch on Flickr. Via Flickr: Piece exhibited as part of “The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece” assembled by The British Museum and Photographed at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon.
Foucault’s rules for living an anti-fascist life, because it bears repeating every so often
I just happened across this series entitled After Master by Yin Xin. By far my faourite is the Birth of Venus. Yin has taken classic master paintings and replaced their Western subjects with Chinese ones. LOVES IT.
- Top is Birth of Venus by Boticelli.
- Dejeuner Sur L’Herbe by Manet.
- Venus and the Lute Player by Titian
- Mona Lisa by Da Vinci
Contemporary Art Week!
If anyone has an official website for this artist, let me know and I will add it here.
Seder preparations in the Golden Haggadah (British Library Additional 27210, fol. 15, 2nd quarter of the 14th century). At left, the master of the house distributes matzot and haroset; at right, the cleaning of the house.
A map of Louisiana by Alexandre de Batz, 1747
Map of New Orleans, 1731
humpback whales in their natural habitat before deforestation forced them into the sea
this is actually so cool
What if everyone’s parents start getting tumblr like they did with Facebook
at first i was really confused bc I thought it was supposed to be a painting of him when he was 14 years old
Catullus at Lesbia’s by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
oil on board