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. 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 Above: Gorgeous.
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. 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. Artwork © Debbie Smyth Link via Designaside Fenhuan - One of the Ten Most Beautiful Towns in China | China Photos Pictures - StumbleUpon By Saif on March 12, 2011 Fenhuan considered one of the 10 most beautiful cities 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. 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. the local means of transportation through the narrow streets. Via: vizaviz
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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. 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.
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. 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 Arnold Böcklin | Island of the Dead | The Met Arnold Böcklin. Letter to Marie Berna. June 29, 1880 [published in Ref. Schmid 1921, p. 28 and Ref. Arnold Böcklin. Arnold Böcklin. Heinrich Alfred Schmid. Max Lehrs. Franz Hermann Meissner. Gustav Floerke. Julius Vogel. Heinrich Alfred Schmid. Fritz v[on]. Alfred Julius Meier-Graefe. Ernst Berger. Adolf Grabowsky. Adolf Rosenberg. Berthold Daun. Ferdinand Runkel and Carlo Böcklin, ed. Heinrich Alfred Schmid. Marie Sommerhoff. H[einrich]. H[einrich]. H[einrich]. Bryson Burroughs. "Notes on Current Art." Hanns Floerke. Georg Jacob Wolf. Wilhelm Barth. Rolf Andree. Rudolf Zeitler. Keith Roberts. Michael Webber. Rolf Andree. Rolf Andree in Arnold Böcklin, 1827–1901. Zoltan Magyar. Susanne Burger et al. in Arnold Böcklin, 1827–1901. Lutz Tittel, ed. Brigitte Rechberg in A. Norbert Schneider in A. Hans Günther Sperlich in A. Dieter Honisch. Gert Schiff in German Masters of the Nineteenth Century: Paintings and Drawings from the Federal Republic of Germany. Bernd Vielsmeier. Franz Zelger.