Posted on Saturday, 28 December


Francesco Raiboldini Francia, Madonna and Child with Saints Benedict, Justina, Placidus, and Scholastica, 1515

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Posted on Friday, 27 December



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Posted on Monday, 9 December


Uncharted by Ferdi Rizkiyanto

Digital illustration of wax explorers climbing a melting candle.

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Posted on Saturday, 7 December


1. Phase of Nothingness - Cloth and Stone, 1970/1994 by Nobuo Sekine

2. Concetto Spaziale Attese, 1968 by Lucio Fontana

3. Installation by Kiki Smith

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Posted on Saturday, 27 July


A collection of shaft-hole axeheads excavated from Iran, Luristan.

The axehead in photo 1 dates to circa 1350-1000 B.C., photo 2 circa 1350-1000 B.C., photo 3 circa 1350-1000 B.C., and photo 4 circa 2600-2350 B.C.

Courtesy the LACMA, USA. Photos from their Collections, you can check out the rest here.

Posted on Saturday, 27 July


Changing. 1981. acrylic on cotton duck. Michael Leonard. British. 1933 -

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Salvador Dali - Bulgarian Child Eating a Rat 

Posted on Thursday, 25 July


Salvador Dali - Bulgarian Child Eating a Rat 

Posted on Thursday, 11 July


Samson and the Lion. 18th.century. The Italian School. oil on canvas.

Posted on Thursday, 11 July


On view at the Museo delle Cappelle Medicee, Florence, an exhibition celebrating the first Medici pope, Leo X, on the 500th anniversary of his election. The show explores his pre-papal life as Giovanni di Lorenzo il Magnifico de’Medici, from his birth in Florence in 1475 up to 11 March 1513 when he was elected to the papacy, to his brief triumphal  return home in 1515, and death in Rome in 1521. On view until 6 October 2013.

Jamie Mulherron reviews the exhibition in The Art Newspaper.

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Posted on Saturday, 29 June


Unidentified Artist

Female Court Dancer, Sui Dynasty (586 - 618 CE)

Polychromed stone

11 1/8 x 7 x 4 3/4 in. (28.3 x 17.8 x 12.1 cm)

Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill