Category: art

For the Love of Danish Modern Furniture

For the Love of Danish Modern Furniture

How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression…

How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression Era Into a Hyperreal Dreamland

Art deco marbled-glass lamp, c. 1930.

Art deco marbled-glass lamp, c. 1930.

Medieval Icons Pendant, XVI century.

Medieval Icons Pendant, XVI century.

Peter Max with several of his artworks, photog…

Peter Max with several of his artworks, photographed by Yale Joel for LIFE Magazine in 1967.

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“New Illustration of the Sexual System: The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature,” written by Robert Thornton with illustrations by Carl Linnaeus, 1807. (Via archive.org)

How The Beatles Changed Album Covers

How The Beatles Changed Album Covers

from Nerdwriter1

“Madame Cigali the Famous Female Fence…

“Madame Cigali the Famous Female Fencer from Rome at Henry Angelo’s Fencing Academy” Undated, by Thomas Rowlandson.

Rowlandson was evidently intrigued by the idea of a man and woman fencing as he drew at least five such studies. One in the Dent collection depicted Henry Angelo and `Madame Cain’. `Madame Culloni and Mons. Renault’ in Paris is recorded in the Dent Collection with another version in the Yale Center for British Art. Another, of `Madame Kelu famous Fencer Native of Italy 1816’ was sold at Sotheby’s on 22nd March 1979, lot 57.“  Source: Guy Peppiatt Fine Art

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How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression Era Into a Hyperreal Dreamland

Poster for “Mystery of Sex” designed by Osvald…

Poster for “Mystery of Sex” designed by Osvaldo Venturi, c. 1950s (film directed by Lothar Golte, Austria, 1933).

Via Heritage Auctions.