themaninthegreenshirt: “Jazz is freedom. You think about that.” Thelonious Sphere Monk –  100 Today! [October 10, 1917 – February 17,…


ahencyclopedia: THE ART OF THE AMARNA PERIOD:  OF all the pharaohs who ruled ancient Egypt, there is one in particular…


ahencyclopedia: VENUS FIGURINE:  THE term Venus figurine is used to describe the more than 200 small statuettes of voluptuous female…


itscolossal: New Pen & Ink Depictions of Trees Sprouting into Animals by Alfred Basha


centuriespast: LORENZETTI, PietroVirgin Enthroned with Child and Four Angelsc. 1320Tempera on wood, 126 x 83 cmMuseo Diocesano, Cortona


red-lipstick: Lindsey Bull (b. 1979, UK) – Magic Place, 2013    Paintings


dreamingofy2k: 1955. Automation: Friend, not Foe informational pamphlet published by Good Reading Rack Service Monsters


burnedshoes: I just came back from Vienna Photo Book Festival 2017 where I heard a very witty & interesting lecture…


imperial-russia: A portrait of deceases Empress Maria Alexandrovna


elarafritzenwalden: ‘Torres de Colón’ – Columbus towersPlaza de Colón – Madrid, Spain; 1967-76 Antonio Lamela as architect; Carlos Fernández Casado,…


icphoto: Legends unite! A look at Richard Avedon and Fred Astaire on the set of “Funny Face” in Paris. #FlashbackFriday📷…


hifructosemag: Hsu Tung Han’s wooden sculptures carry embellishments that resemble digital distortion. His “pixelated” figures weave contemporary and age-old artistic…


furtho: Katsuyuki Nishijima’s woodblock print Houses Of Imai-cho (via here)    


imperial-russia: Russian festive attire from the northern provinces of the first half of 19th century  


archatlas: Everyday Life of New York City in the 1940s


archatlas: Everyday Life of New York City in the 1940s


nevver: Saturday in the Park with Diane


nevver: Saturday in the Park with Diane


fuckyeahbrutalism: Prefectural Youth Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, 1963 (Kunio Maekawa) Spaceship


fuckyeahbrutalism: Prefectural Youth Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, 1963 (Kunio Maekawa) Spaceship


tuesday-johnson: ca. 1880s-1910s, [hand tinted ambrotype, post mortem portrait of a child in a coffin, clutching a rosary and crucifix]…


tuesday-johnson: ca. 1880s-1910s, [hand tinted ambrotype, post mortem portrait of a child in a coffin, clutching a rosary and crucifix]…


femfreq: The second episode of The FREQ Show is here! Today we’re taking on Trump and the lazy ways many…


femfreq: The second episode of The FREQ Show is here! Today we’re taking on Trump and the lazy ways many…


imperial-russia: Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana of Russia as toddlers, 1899 The Last thing you See.


imperial-russia: Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana of Russia as toddlers, 1899 The Last thing you See.


forties-fifties-sixties-love: Office of the future at New York World’s Fair, 1964


forties-fifties-sixties-love: Office of the future at New York World’s Fair, 1964


medievalart: Pope Leo the Great meeting Attila the Hun Chronicon Pictum, 1360 source: By Anonymus (P. Magister) [Public domain], via Wikimedia…


medievalart: Pope Leo the Great meeting Attila the Hun Chronicon Pictum, 1360 source: By Anonymus (P. Magister) [Public domain], via Wikimedia…


houghtonlib: Tame Magazine, 2045, a mock issue of Time created as a 1945 Christmas card by science fiction publisher Hugo…


houghtonlib: Tame Magazine, 2045, a mock issue of Time created as a 1945 Christmas card by science fiction publisher Hugo…


archatlas: Solar Egg in Kiruna In response to a commission from Riksbyggen, Bigert & Bergström have created a sculptural chamber…


archatlas: Solar Egg in Kiruna In response to a commission from Riksbyggen, Bigert & Bergström have created a sculptural chamber…


The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over…


The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over…


nprbooks: Book photo via hmhbooks.tumblr.com At the very start of Hala Alyan’s novel Salt Houses, a woman buys a coffee…


nprbooks: Book photo via hmhbooks.tumblr.com At the very start of Hala Alyan’s novel Salt Houses, a woman buys a coffee…


todaysdocument: “Three generations of imbeciles are enough” Supreme Court Opinion in Buck v. Bell; 5/2/1927; Buck v. Bell (Case File…


todaysdocument: “Three generations of imbeciles are enough” Supreme Court Opinion in Buck v. Bell; 5/2/1927; Buck v. Bell (Case File…


architecture-drawings: Yakov Chernikhov. Amazing soviet Architect produced more then 17,000 sketches and drawings.   Build build build


architecture-drawings: Yakov Chernikhov. Amazing soviet Architect produced more then 17,000 sketches and drawings.   Build build build


retrogamingblog: Nintendo Franchises in the Ukiyo-e Style by Jed Henry


retrogamingblog: Nintendo Franchises in the Ukiyo-e Style by Jed Henry


archatlas: The Architecture of Some of the World’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited Cities What’s so great about the oldest continuously inhabited…


archatlas: The Architecture of Some of the World’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited Cities What’s so great about the oldest continuously inhabited…


centuriespast: PILLEMENT, Jean-BaptisteShipwrecked Sailors Coming Ashore–Oil on canvas, 56 x 80 cmMuseo del Prado, Madrid This beach holiday was not…


centuriespast: PILLEMENT, Jean-BaptisteShipwrecked Sailors Coming Ashore–Oil on canvas, 56 x 80 cmMuseo del Prado, Madrid This beach holiday was not…


Going out for a loaf of bread and some eggs clothes


Going out for a loaf of bread and some eggs clothes


centuriespast: PILLEMENT, Jean-BaptisteLandscape with Washerwomen (with detail)1792Oil on canvasMusée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux Launderette


ahencyclopedia: SPIRITUAL DEFENSE – EXECRATION RITUALS IN ANCIENT EGYPT:  Magic was an integral aspect of life in ancient Egypt. The…


otmacamera: Tatiana Nikolaevna recovering from Typhoid at the Alexander Palace, March 1913 Plenty of bed rest.


centuriespast: BOS, CornelisLeda and the Swan1540sEngraving, 275 x 406 mmGraphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna Couples night.


pilcrowpalaver: discarded manuscript illustration, 1305 via Neatorama BEWARE rabbits sporting shields.


urgetocreate: Justin Mortimer, Ikisudama, 2015, Oil on canvas, 84 3/10 × 60 1/5 in. Stroll.


urgetocreate: Justin Mortimer, Ikisudama, 2015, Oil on canvas, 84 3/10 × 60 1/5 in. Stroll.


laclefdescoeurs: In the Convent, Manner of Mikhail Vassilievich Nesterov Waiting.


laclefdescoeurs: In the Convent, Manner of Mikhail Vassilievich Nesterov Waiting.


glovaskicom: Invisible Forces #14, acrylic and pencil on canvas, 60×34, 2017  Glovaski Geometry


glovaskicom: Invisible Forces #14, acrylic and pencil on canvas, 60×34, 2017  Glovaski Geometry


Loops


Loops


danismm: 1908 postcard for the New York Aquarium at Castle Garden in Battery Park. Future Past


danismm: 1908 postcard for the New York Aquarium at Castle Garden in Battery Park. Future Past


Under the communist Dwight David Eisenhower, the richest were taxed at 90 percent. In the 1960s and 1970s, the rate…


Under the communist Dwight David Eisenhower, the richest were taxed at 90 percent. In the 1960s and 1970s, the rate…


browsethestacks: Vintage Comic – Devil L’incredibile #123 (1970) (Italian)


browsethestacks: Vintage Comic – Devil L’incredibile #123 (1970) (Italian)


colin-vian:   Alice Trumbull Mason  1945


colin-vian:   Alice Trumbull Mason  1945


kulibraries: Happy (belated) 150th Birthday, Beatrix Potter! Last week marked 150 years of beloved children’s author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter!…


kulibraries: Happy (belated) 150th Birthday, Beatrix Potter! Last week marked 150 years of beloved children’s author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter!…


alexlibris-bookart: Special large leather journal adorned with deep embossing and hand tinted leather for the fine collectors among you. Blank…


alexlibris-bookart: Special large leather journal adorned with deep embossing and hand tinted leather for the fine collectors among you. Blank…


penamerican: “It makes no difference whether you, as an artist, are living in a free society or not … On…


penamerican: “It makes no difference whether you, as an artist, are living in a free society or not … On…


kittencrimson: The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze, c.1909 by Gustav Klimt Tree


kittencrimson: The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze, c.1909 by Gustav Klimt Tree


abstr-akts: ECAL Graphic Design — students’ work 2011-2014 Lines and lines and lines


abstr-akts: ECAL Graphic Design — students’ work 2011-2014 Lines and lines and lines


mrisaacpiper: S K I T T L E S ❤️💛💚💙💜 I’ve decided to change my zine theme about SKATES ILLU-SKATE…


christophermonro: watch out!  Ouch.


christophermonro: watch out!  Ouch.


otmacamera: Tsar Nicholas II and his family onboard the Standart, 1912 Sailing


otmacamera: Tsar Nicholas II and his family onboard the Standart, 1912 Sailing


preservearchives: Preservation through Poetry: Tape is Evil Tape is evil, tape is badTape makes Preservation staff really really mad.Scotch, masking,…


preservearchives: Preservation through Poetry: Tape is Evil Tape is evil, tape is badTape makes Preservation staff really really mad.Scotch, masking,…