New York Street with Moon by Georgia O’Keeffe, 1925
James Nachtwey - Rwanda (1994)
"I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated."
Happy birthday to Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Géricault (1791–1824). From an early age, Géricault was obsessed with horses. He spent countless hours drawing and studying them at local stables, and horses feature prominently in many of his artworks. In honor of his birthday, here’s one of his equine lithographs from our collection.
”La fiancée d’Abydos,” 1823, by Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Gériauclt
This is how to paint a lemon. Manet.
He, who believed still life to be the ‘touchstone of the painter’.
"A painter can say all he wants to with fruits or flowers, or even clouds. You know, I would like to be the Saint Francis of still life."
Yes, this is definitely how to paint a lemon.
Gossip (Les Parau Parau)
Oil on canvas, 62 x 92 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
The Cabyard, Night — Robert Bevan, 1910
View of the Port of Dieppe — Eugene Delacroix, 1854
The photographer Sebastião Salgado spent eight years shooting untarnished landscapes, seascapes, and communities for his “Genesis” series. The project aims to create awareness of the environment and climate change.
Photographs by Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas Images/Contact Press Images
Panel with striding lion. Glazed brick. Mesopotamia, Babylon. Neo-Babylonian period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 604–562 B.C. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York