huariqueje: Bouquet de Fleurs - Maurice DenisCirca 1916. French 1870-1943 Oil on board. 34 x 26 cm. Monogrammed.
remendousandsonorouswords: Paul Gauguin, La vita e la morte (Bagnanti), 1889
centuriespast: MINIATURIST, Swiss Codex Manesse 1310-40 Manuscript (Codex Pal. Germ. 848), 355 x 250 mm Universitätsbibliothek, Heidelberg
ransistoradio: Lilla Cabot Perry (1848-1933), At the Window (Portrait of Julia Sullivan Lynch) (1925). Via WikiArt.
San Francisco circa 1930. "Oldsmobile sedan at Spreckels Mansion." With Olive Oyl and her sister, Baby. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
Among the thousands of boring GoPro videos uploaded to the internet each day, there are a select few that still offer what made these cameras so exciting in the first place – point-of-view angles and the ability to film where no camera could go before (at least not as easily, cheaply or safely). One of [...]Show More Summary
“All white actors, writers, directors, designers, and audience members have a role to play as allies pushing against the pervasive gaze of whiteness. Here are seven specific steps that you can engage in. It will require sacrifice of time, friendships, gigs, money.”
He is the first Jamaican author to win the Man Booker Prize. Receiving the award, he said a huge part of the novel had been inspired by reggae music.
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design-is-fine: Agnolo Bronzino, Portrait of a Lady with a Lapdog, 1537-40. Italy. Via Städel Museum
The commenting system has been mended, so the cher public (pictured) may now get back to doing what they do best.
The internet predictably exploded when this news broke. While most of the initial responses on social media was some variation of “whoa,” a significant number fixated on a quote in the Times report uttered by Fred Santarpia, Condé Nast’s chief digital officer, who led the acquisition.
Playboy’s iconic branding is a valuable asset during a time of change. The post Playboy’s Logo Is What Matters—It Earns More Than Nudes Do appeared first on WIRED.
Modern open source frameworks remove a lot of the grunt work from web development. No need to manually reset all elements or give custom defined styles for all typefaces. The problem now is deciding which boilerplate is best to get started. Show More Summary
This week, a lesbian feminist haunted house opens in West Hollywood, Samita Sinha brings her enchanting vocals to REDCAT, there is a screening of films that explore the relationship between landscape and the body, and more.
missingthejackandtheace: Tsuguharu Foujita, Chat couche, 1929, colour woodcut, 32.8 x 44.4 cm
history-of-fashion: second half of 16th century Dirck Barendsz. - Sinful Mankind Surprised by the Day of Judgment
IT TAKES a bold writer to open a novel from the point of view of a dead man. Marlon James, who on October 13 th became the first Jamaican to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, is just such a novelist. Set in Jamaica, where...Show More Summary