1. installator:

    "A long-lost trove of Impressionist and Modern art not seen since World War II will be offered at auction in London and Paris, Sotheby’s said Friday. The 140 works — including paintings, prints and drawings — belonged to Parisian art dealer Ambroise Vollard, who played an important role promoting artists including Renoir, Cezanne, Picasso and Matisse." (Artdaily.org) [2010]

  2. philamuseum:

    Thomas Eakin’s Gross Clinic is one of many famous paintings brought to life in Rino Stefano Tagliafierro’s short film, Beauty. See this unsettling masterpiece featuring Dr. Samuel Gross and his surgical team at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, now on view in gallery 111.

    "Portrait of Dr. Samuel D. Gross (The Gross Clinic," 1875, by Thomas Eakins.

  3. artbma-pdp:

    Such poses, Tyra would be proud

    Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg (French, active in England, 1740‑1812)

    Soldier with Lance, Holding out one Arm

    Soldier in Armor, seen from the back, Resting on a Lance

    From First Suite of Soldiers, 1755‑1771


    The Baltimore Museum of Art: Garrett Collection, BMA 1946.112.3351 and BMA 1946.112.3349

  4. design-is-fine:

    Various Hands, 1900. From: Vignetten in Galvanisch Koper, Lettergieterij Amsterdam. Via flickr piet schreuders

    (via casualoptimist)

  6. artbma-pdp:

    These tiny gems are brought to us by Félix Vallotton, an amazing figure that propelled the woodcut into the modern age. I’m partial to the print bins, you’re surprised I’m sure.

    Félix Vallotton (French, born Switzerland, 1865-1925)

    The Lion of Lucerne, 1892

    Portfolio of Prints, 1892

    The Swiss Guards, 1892


    The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.12.367BMA 1950.12.369, and BMA 1950.12.372

  7. mspratibha:

    sonia delaunay and friends

  8. Jeffrey Dell, A Date With Ambivalence, 2013, screen print

    Awesome interview with Sonnenzimmer!

    (via Jeffrey Dell’s Screen Prints Surpass Realism « PRINTERESTING)

  12. artbma-pdp:

    Johann Friedrich Bause (German, 1738‑1814)

    After Johann David Schubert (German, 1761-1822)

    Heads of Niobe and of One of Her Daughters, 18th-19th century


    The Baltimore Museum of Art: Garrett Collection, BMA 1946.112.10789

  13. blackheartpress:


    This happened while Tom Hammick was visiting

    Rainbow rolling and rolling and rolling.

  15. Designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, founders of thestandardsmanual.com, have started a Kickstarter project to reissue the 1970 NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual by Unimark’s Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda as a full-size, limited edition book

    (via NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Reissue | The Casual Optimist)