Bangladesh or Eastern India, Garuda, c.1150 (source).
asinus ad citharam
Bible, France ca. 1200.
Paris, BnF, Arsenal 4, fol. 155v
St Agnes on the Pyre
Marble, over life-size
Sant’Agnese in Agone, Rome
Antonio di Pietro Averlino Filarete
The arrival in Rome of the Copts and Ethiopian Christians
Rome, Vatican City (1445)
Bronze Relief, Citta del Vaticano, Basilica S. Pietro. Central door, door on right.
The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University
Erzherzogin Maria Anna Josepha, Princess Palatine, 1678
Grotesque and Gorgeous: 100,000 Art and Medicine Images Released for Open Use
William Cheselden, engraving showing the diseased part of a human skull, from “Osteographia, or the…
This makes me super happy! Although I wish it had been available back in October when I was searching frantically for hi-res images from Guido da Vigevano’s Anathomia for a presentation. Still: anatomy freaks, rejoice!
More Art Monday: Civil Rights
There were those that marched, and those who used creative expression to push forward during the Civil Rights Movement.
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“Untitled (Think),” 1967,by William Nelson Copley
“Triangles in Squares” Quilt, 1970s, Artist/maker unknown
“Portrait of James Baldwin,” 1945, by Beauford Delaney
“Taboo,” 1963, by Jacob Lawrence, © Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
“Martin Luther King, Jr.” 1981, John Woodrow Wilson
New York (girls in fairy costumes reading), 1938. André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985).
Kertész's photographs embraced several cultures and variety of aesthetic impulses. Kertész documented, reported and interpreted but perhaps most significantly, he turned observation into poetry.
Nakamura Daizaburo (1898-1947), “Reading”.