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Island of the Dead. Arnold Böcklin.

Island of the Dead

Letter to Marie Berna. June 29, 1880 [published in Ref. Schmid 1921, p. 28 and Ref. Vielsmeier 1981, p. 120], calls it "die Gräberinsel" ["Island of the Graves"] and states that it was sent to Berna on June 23. Modern Women Wearing Traditional Slavic Clothing Celebrate The Unique Beauty Of Slavic Folklore. Moscow-based photographer Andrey Yakovlev and art director Lili Aleeva, also known as Yakovlev and Aleeva, are a husband-wife duo that creates amazing photos.

Modern Women Wearing Traditional Slavic Clothing Celebrate The Unique Beauty Of Slavic Folklore

For this Easter photo series, the duo combined high-fashion with traditionalism, resulting in vivid images featuring Easter eggs and beautiful women in front of colorful backgrounds. Show Full Text Thanks for sharing! You should sign up for our newsletter! 3x per week 30,000,000+ monthly readers Error sending email. Freeyork.org - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. Famous People Painting with Wiki Links. Locksmiths Blog & 10 Beautifully Intricate Locks. Many locks are undeniably beautiful to look at, whether it be their flamboyantly intricate inner workings or decorative, ornate outer plates.

Locksmiths Blog & 10 Beautifully Intricate Locks

Maybe not so much with modern locks, where the focus on function is seen as far more important than the need for touches of elaborate stylistic flair, but certainly with locks of old. Thankfully for us, and highlighted by the collection assembled below, many of these old works of art have been kept in pristine condition and continue to stand guard the world over. Image Source Above: Designed by Franz von Stuck and found at Bremen City Hall, Germany. Image Source Above: The stunning inner-workings of a chest lock in Levoča, Slovakia. Image Source Above: A door lock built in the 16th Century in Romania.

Image Source Above: Another beautiful lock found in the lid of a chest, this time in Croatia. Image Source Above: A lock and key from Rothenburg, Germany. Image Source Above: This grand, textured lock was spotted in Chennai, India. Image Source. Evergreen rapture. 10 Best "Good Guy Lucifer" Memes. Wild Child & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. Graphic design student Marynn is only twenty years old and she already has a consistent illustration style.

Wild Child & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video.

Artwork © Marynn Link via Houhouhaha. Pictures of the day: 28 May 2012. Atheist, Agnostic & Humanist T-shirts, Stickers and Gear. Non-Secular Bumper Stickers. Illustrating with Thread and Pins & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. - StumbleUpon. The images within post are from various art installations and projects by Debbie Smyth.

Illustrating with Thread and Pins & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. - StumbleUpon

View more of the artist’s work at her blog. Notes about Smyth (from bio published at New British Artists): Debbie Smyth graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Contemporary Textiles in 2008. She has exhibited widely since then, selling her work to the public as well as being commissioned for a number of corporate projects from the New York Times to the Dorchester.Her playful yet sophisticated artworks are created by stretching a network of threads between accurately plotted pins. Leaving loose threads implies movement in the picture and Debbie has a keen eye for storytelling in a simple, contemporary manner. Artwork © Debbie Smyth Link via Designaside. Fenhuan - One of the Ten Most Beautiful Towns in China. By Saif on March 12, 2011 Fenhuan considered one of the 10 most beautiful cities in China.

Fenhuan - One of the Ten Most Beautiful Towns in China

The city was founded during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Originally the town was inhabited by soldiers sent to subdue the local Miao people. Check out the pictures given below. 29 Photos The old city walls On these boats in the warmer weather rolled tourists. The Chinese have no respect for washing machines, but everywhere there is a centrifuge for spinning. This woman is resistant to all weather, all day sitting at a Buddhist temple.

- StumbleUpon. The Incredible Digital Art of Michael Oswald. - StumbleUpon. RGB Color est e pluribus unus RGB is a work about the exploration of the “surface’s deepness”.

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RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. Carnovsky's RGB is an ongoing project that experiments with the interaction between printed and light colours. The resulting images are unexpected and disorienting. The colors mix up, the lines and shapes entwine becoming oneiric and not completely clear. See the Wallpapers collections available:

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Buonarroti. Van Goghs Letters - Unabridged. Art History/Classics Library - Art History Resources. Art Project, powered by Google. American Art. Vatican: the Holy See. Images of Women in Ancient Art. Courses in the history of art provide the student with an understanding of art and architecture in a cultural context.

Images of Women in Ancient Art

The student will be introduced to the means by which art can be critically observed, intelligently analyzed and knowledgeably discussed. ARTH 115, Survey of Art History I, and ARTH 116, Survey of Art History II, provide a survey of art from prehistoric times to the present and are the prerequisites to most upper level courses. Students considering majoring in art history should plan to complete ARTH 115 and ARTH 116 by the end of their sophomore year. Of value to art history majors are courses in literature, religion, philosophy, classical civilization and history. A required course in studio art is intended to give students some practical knowledge of how a work of art is produced.