The North Wind as a Woman

All is sacred

13 Signs You're a Witch.

I recognize these things about myself, but I have been out of the “broom closet” for a long time.  Are you?

cavetocanvas:

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970. Located in Great Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
Things to keep in mind while studying:
This work is part of what movement?
Why is location so important? How does Smithson use the specific site to create the work?
How does the viewer play a role? Why is his or her involvement important?

cavetocanvas:

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970. Located in Great Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Things to keep in mind while studying:

  • This work is part of what movement?
  • Why is location so important? How does Smithson use the specific site to create the work?
  • How does the viewer play a role? Why is his or her involvement important?
books0977:

Veronica Veronese (1872). Dante Gabriel Rossetti (English, 1828–1882). Oil on canvas. Delaware Art Museum.
The highly decorative character of the picture emphasizes its aesthetic argument, which is more or less explicitly rendered in the title DGR chose for the work. It means literally “a true Veronesian image.”  It is not primarily the portrait of a certain woman, it is DGR’s visionary representation of the soul of Veronesian art, as he understood it.

books0977:

Veronica Veronese (1872). Dante Gabriel Rossetti (English, 1828–1882). Oil on canvas. Delaware Art Museum.

The highly decorative character of the picture emphasizes its aesthetic argument, which is more or less explicitly rendered in the title DGR chose for the work. It means literally “a true Veronesian image.”  It is not primarily the portrait of a certain woman, it is DGR’s visionary representation of the soul of Veronesian art, as he understood it.

(via centuriespast)

centuriespast:

Maître de Flore (fl. second half of 16th century)Procris and Cephalus
the Morgan Library

centuriespast:

Maître de Flore (fl. second half of 16th century)
Procris and Cephalus

the Morgan Library

writing-system:

Human Readable Type
Source

writing-system:

Human Readable Type

Source

(via brucesterling)

ancientart:

Dancing maenads, fragment of a relief. Marble, Roman copy after a neo-attic model, 1st century CE.
Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Jastrow 

ancientart:

Dancing maenads, fragment of a relief. Marble, Roman copy after a neo-attic model, 1st century CE.

Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Jastrow 

centuriespast:

Hubert Robert (1733–1808)The Avenue of Trees
the Morgan Library

centuriespast:

Hubert Robert (1733–1808)
The Avenue of Trees

the Morgan Library

EIVØR PALSDOTTIR - Trøllabundin

Eivør - Hounds Of Love, a cover of Kate Bush

centuriespast:

SAENREDAM, Pieter JanszThe Buurkerk at Utrecht1654Oil on woodCollection Six, Amsterdam

centuriespast:

SAENREDAM, Pieter Jansz
The Buurkerk at Utrecht
1654
Oil on wood
Collection Six, Amsterdam