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¡Chapultepec, Guadalajara!

¡Chapultepec, Guadalajara!

Box with tools for applying cosmetics (Europe), 17th or 18th century.  From the National Palace Museum, Taipei.

Box with tools for applying cosmetics (Europe), or century. From the National Palace Museum, Taipei. Want to see what century make-up looked like?

Vincent van Gogh

Photo: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Post-Impressionist painter whose work, notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color, had a far-reaching influence on art.

Nurses Rock!

end of world war II. A sailor was so happy that he grabbed an unknown nurse in Times Square and gave her a kiss. This famous kiss was captured by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt and published in Life Magazine

René Magritte’s Little-Known Art Deco Sheet Music Covers from the 1920s

René Magritte’s Little-Known Art Deco Sheet Music Covers from the 1920s

René François Ghislain Magritte (French: 21 November 1898 – 15 August was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fall under the umbrella of surrealism.

melkmeisje - Google zoeken

melkmeisje - Google zoeken

50 Free Art Lessons at hodgepodge - tutorials for pastels. They look lovely!

So you want to do some work with chalk pastels? Here's a wonderful place to start: 100 Free Art Lessons at Hodgepodge - Art for All Ages (Chalk Pastels & Acrylics) Plenty of helpful techniques, links to tutorials and, projects/lessons!

The Dance Class, by Edgar Degas Oil on canvas 32 3/4 x 30 1/4 in. (83.2 x 76.8 cm) Implied and actual line. The artist uses the line of the ceiling and the line of all the girls to keep the eye moving towards the back of the room.

The Dance Class, Edgar Degas (French, Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. IMPRESSIONIST painting made to look like snapshot photography.

Artist: Koen Lybaert; Oil 2012 Painting "abstract N° 335 - SOLD [Germany]"

abstract N° 335 - SOLD [Germany]

Oil, Painting "abstract N° 1965 born in Wilrijk, Belgium. Koen Lybaert is a Belgian artist active in different art fields. Each of his painting has a different approach and mood. On his abstracts Koen Lybaert has carefully.

"And he came to the conclusion that human perception is merely light perceiving light. He also saw that matter is a mirror--everything is a mirror that reflects light and creates images of that light--and the world of illusion, the Dream, is just like smoke which doesn't allow us to see what we really are. 'The real us is pure love, pure light,' he said." ~Don Miguel Ruiz (Photography by Amy Friend)

amy friend - pin pricked photos Oh my! Fairy dust, fireflies, and maybe just a little bit of magic. There is something almost celestial about this lovely found image series, titled Daré alla Lucé by Canadian artist/photographer Amy Friend.