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By Dan Segar | Pretentiousness, confusion and obscurity for self-proclaimed hipsters.

art-centric:

Cloud World
Maynard Dixon

scribe4haxan:

Igor Karesh…

The Feast of Venus (1636-1637)

The Feast of Venus (1636-1637). Peter Paul Rubens (Dutch, 1577-1640). Oil on canvas. Kunsthistorisches Museum.

Rubens’ antiquarian and archaeological interests led him to study Ovid’s “Fasti” in which the classical poet describes the Roman feast of Venus Verticordia. Both in his free handling and the rich profusion of colours, Rubens pays homage to the late Titian; however, the feeling of actual physical presence and the ecstatic intensity of resurrected classical antiquity are Rubens’ very own …

The Prints (1905)

The Prints (1905). Henri Manguin (French, 1874-1949). Oil on canvas. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.

Two women seated on a couch or a narrow bed, one dressed, the other naked, look at a book with colour illustrations in an interior lavishly decorated with hangings. In order for the book to be their common focus of attention, they both have to turn their bodies and heads; the torsion is greater in the naked woman. Both figures represent the same model: Jeanne, the artist’s wife.

magictransistor:

art-centric:

A Green Thought in a Green Shade
Helen Frankenthaler, 1981

Ranní hodinka / Morning hours,1862, Purkyně Karel. Czech (1834 - 1868)

Ranní hodinka / Morning hours,1862, Purkyně Karel. Czech (1834 - 1868)
- Oil on Canvas -

Cesta lesem / The path through the woods, 1880’s, Mařák Julius. Czech (1832 - 1899)

Cesta lesem / The path through the woods, 1880’s, Mařák Julius. Czech (1832 - 1899)

Fidelia and Speranza (1776)

Fidelia and Speranza (1776). Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820). Oil on canvas, Timken Museum of Art.

West portrays a scene from The Faerie Queene, a book-length poem by Sir Edmund Spenser celebrating Christian virtues. Fidelia (Faith), holding the New Testament, and her sister Speranza (Hope) wait for the arrival of the Red Cross Knight. The knight, representing the human soul, is brought to the House of Holiness by Una (Truth) riding a donkey through the stormy landscape at left.

sulphuriclike:

Balthus_Nude Before a Mirror_1955

Ve veltruském parku / The Veltruský Park, 1896, Antonín Slavíček. Czech (1870 - 1910) © National Gallery in Prague

Ve veltruském parku / The Veltruský Park, 1896, Antonín Slavíček. Czech (1870 - 1910) © National Gallery in Prague
- Syntonos on Cardboard -

Alone in Paris, 1887, Teodor Axentowicz. Polish (1859 - 1938)

Alone in Paris, 1887, Teodor Axentowicz. Polish (1859 - 1938)
Oil on Canvas -

Odpočívající Bretoňka / The resting Brittany girl, Brožík Václav. Czech (1851 - 1901)

Odpočívající Bretoňka / The resting Brittany girl, Brožík Václav. Czech (1851 - 1901)
- Oil on Canvas -

Ravine in the forest, Arno Naumann. Czech (1887 - 1959)

Ravine in the forest, Arno Naumann. Czech (1887 - 1959)
- Oil on Canvas -

Paysage, Maurice Mendjizky. (1889 - 1951)

Paysage, Maurice Mendjizky. (1889 - 1951)
- Oil on Canvas -

Take the stairs

orplid:

Joan Mirò (Catalan-Spanish, 1893-1983) - ‘Ciphers and Constellations, in Love with a Woman’, 1941

Moebius

Moebius

belezabelezabeleza:

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Detail from The Garden Of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch, 1490 - 1510

apples

Žehuňský rybník v podvečer / Žehuňský pond in the evening, Jaroslav Panuška. (1872 - 1958)

Žehuňský rybník v podvečer / Žehuňský pond in the evening, Jaroslav Panuška. (1872 - 1958)

maybe I have posted this painting before, but i still love this one and czech arts…

Krajina s kostelíkem / Landscape with church, Alois Kalvoda. Czech (1875 - 1934)

Krajina s kostelíkem / Landscape with church, Alois Kalvoda. Czech (1875 - 1934)
- Oil on Canvas -

darksilenceinsuburbia:

silenceforthesoul:

Alexander Rothaug - Enchanted

Look again: the mysterious famous painting by Diego Velázquez

Michael Jacobs’s last book was an attempt to unlock the mysteries of a painting that had been a lifelong passion, Velázquez’s Las Meninas. In this book extract, he relates how it all started…

The Virgin of the Rosary by Artist Unknown, Bolivian, late 18th century, oil on canvas

The Virgin of the Rosary by Artist Unknown, Bolivian, late 18th century, oil on canvas [detail]

dsata:

- The Lark, by Hungarian painter Pál Szinyei-Merse 1882. (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest Hungary)

- The Lark, by Scottish painter George Henry, R.A., R.S.A., R.S.W.

Peonies, 1914, Yang Guixing. 19th-20th Century

Peonies, 1914, Yang Guixing. 19th-20th Century.
- Ink and Colours on Silk -

magictransistor:

Joan Miró, Painting (Women, Moon, Birds), 1950.