Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Arnold Bocklin , Self Portrait

Ethiopic Gospel Book

Movses receives the two tablets of the Law from hand of God reaching down from a cloud, the inscription in Ethiopic reads Moses the Prophet. Ethiopic Gospel Book - Ethiopia, Around 1700

Photo is from
The Most Beautiful Bibles by Taschen

Oskar Martin Amorbach

Arnold Bocklin , Portrait of Angela Bocklin

Monday, January 16, 2012

Anne Anderson

Grimms Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). - Strong Hans

Grimms Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). - Snow White

Grimms Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). - Shoes Danced

Grimms Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). - Seven Crows

Grimms Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). - Millers Daughter

Grimms Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). - Golden Goose

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wu Hufan

Wu Hufan, Celebrate the success of Our Glorious Atomic Bomb Explosion! , 1965

China exploded its first atomic bomb in October 1964, staking its claim to koin United States ( nuclear-armed from 1945 ) and the Soviet Union ( from 1949 ).The beauty, or sublime grandeur, ofthe mushroom clouds that heralded the age of MAD or Mutually Assured Destruction was often celebrated in contemporary writing, less often in visual art.

Julian Bell, A New history of Art

Ren Xiong , Self-Portrait

Ren Xiong , Self-Portrait, c.1856 - Shanghai School

Jean-Michel Basquiat - Warrior

Oil colour on canvas, 1982, Jean-Michel Basquiat - Warrior

Винсент ван Гог

Винсент ван Гог (30. март 1853 — 29. јул 1890) један је од тројице највећих сликара постимпресионизма и један од најцењенијих сликара уопште.