Monthly Archives: May 2008

1914-18 war – Art of the First World War – 46 – F&lix Vallotton

http://www.art-ww1.com/trame/046text.html Le temps de l’artillerie 454647 46 – Flix Vallotton De sa mission en Argonne et Verdun, Vallotton rapporte la certitude que, s’il demeure possible de peindre les ruines et les paysages du front, la bataille elle-mme oppose … Continue reading

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1914-18 war – Art of the First World War – 38 – Percy Wyndham Lewis

http://www.art-ww1.com/trame/038text2.html Percy Wyndham Lewis On pourrait tenir les deux oeuvres pour deux moments d’un seul récit, en dépit de la différence des formats et de celle – moins accentuée – du style. Lewis (1882-1957), par sa formation, appartient au cubo-futurisme … Continue reading

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1914-18 war – Art of the First World War – 7 – William Orpen

http://www.art-ww1.com/trame/007text.html William Orpen Before the war, Orpen (1878-1931) was a fashionable portrait painter much appreciated in elegant London society. In 1916, he was assigned to the British Headquarters where he continued portrait painting and notably had Sir Douglas Haig sit … Continue reading

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horseofbone.com/menwithoutnames

http://www.horseofbone.com/menwithoutnames/ The Chamber of Pop Culture is proud to present a new photographic work by Swedish artist/photographer Maud Larsson. This striking exhibition is the culmination of Larsson’s continuing exploration of masculine roles in modern society. The result is a series … Continue reading

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taos pueblo | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/336871809/in/set-72157594507679624?reuploaded=1 Flying at Night Above us, stars. Beneath us, constellations. Five billion miles away, a galaxy dies like a snowflake falling on water. Below us, some farmer, feeling the chill of that distant death, snaps on his yard light, drawing … Continue reading

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SHADOWS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwCWWwkb2ic My friend Yasemin of UluLula http://uyulula.stumbleupon.com/ has put together 21 seconds of delight; 21 seconds or not, this is nourishment enough for the weekend….please go YZN VE AN SESLERİ nasıl da ilkyazdı seninle glmek ve dokunmak yznn an seslerine … Continue reading

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Americas First True “Pilgrims” | History &Archaeology | Smithsonian Magazine

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/hidden-history-excerpt.html The first Pilgrims to reach America seeking religious freedom were English and settled in Massachusetts. Right? Well, not so fast. Some fifty years before the Mayflower left port, a band of French colonists came to the New World. Like … Continue reading

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