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omgthatdress:

Evening Dress
Mainbocher, 1937
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Evening Dress

Mainbocher, 1937

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Purchase Price (1932) Barbara Stanwyck & Lyle Talbot

The Purchase Price (1932) Barbara Stanwyck & Lyle Talbot

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thefashionbubble:

Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014, Paris.

thefashionbubble:

Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014, Paris.

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philamuseum:

Someone’s sporting a summer glow. Kidding! Our goddess of the Great Stair Hall, Diana, has been re-gilded and restored to her original brilliance. What do you think of the transformation?Learn more about the meticulous process and science behind the conservation project in this video: Left: Pre-Conservation:”Diana,” 1892-93, Augustus Saint-GaudensGift of the New York Life Insurance CompanyRight: Post-Conservation: “Diana," 1892-93, Augustus Saint-GaudensGift of the New York Life Insurance CompanyConservation courtesy of Bank of America’s Global Art Conservation Project

philamuseum:

Someone’s sporting a summer glow. Kidding! Our goddess of the Great Stair Hall, Diana, has been re-gilded and restored to her original brilliance. What do you think of the transformation?

Learn more about the meticulous process and science behind the conservation project in this video: 

Left: Pre-Conservation:”Diana,” 1892-93, Augustus Saint-GaudensGift of the New York Life Insurance Company
Right: Post-Conservation: “Diana," 1892-93, Augustus Saint-GaudensGift of the New York Life Insurance Company

Conservation courtesy of Bank of America’s Global Art Conservation Project

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archivesofamericanart:

If it were up to us, all letters to the editor would be written in the curls of a disapproving old man’s beard.
Jim Maley letter to Russell Lynes, between 1946 and 1962. Harper’s Magazine records kept by managing editor Russell Lynes, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

archivesofamericanart:

If it were up to us, all letters to the editor would be written in the curls of a disapproving old man’s beard.

Jim Maley letter to Russell Lynes, between 1946 and 1962. Harper’s Magazine records kept by managing editor Russell Lynes, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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rockhalllibrary:

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unconsumption:


Vietnamese office a21studio used recycled wood to construct the curving framework of this coffee house, which encircles a courtyard near the city of Nha Trang.
The Salvaged Ring structure was designed by a21studio for a carpenter who wanted to utilise a surplus of scrap wood collected over his career to build a coffee house near a motorway on the outskirts of the city.

More: Salvaged Ring coffee house by a21studĩo is made from scrap wood

unconsumption:

Vietnamese office a21studio used recycled wood to construct the curving framework of this coffee house, which encircles a courtyard near the city of Nha Trang.

The Salvaged Ring structure was designed by a21studio for a carpenter who wanted to utilise a surplus of scrap wood collected over his career to build a coffee house near a motorway on the outskirts of the city.

More: Salvaged Ring coffee house by a21studĩo is made from scrap wood

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houghtonlib:

Flamen, Albert, active 17th century. Devises et emblesmes d’amour moralisez, 1672.

Typ 615.72.396

Houghton Library, Harvard University

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centuriespast:

Mandala of Shiva and Shakti

Artist/maker unknown, Nepalese

Geography:
Probably made in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia
Period:
Shah Dynasty (1769-present)
Date:
Mid- to late 18th century
Medium:
Colors on cloth
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Mandala of Shiva and Shakti

Artist/maker unknown, Nepalese

Geography:

Probably made in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Period:

Shah Dynasty (1769-present)

Date:

Mid- to late 18th century

Medium:

Colors on cloth

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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centuriespast:

Woman Holding a Love Letter which Floats about her Enchanted by the Moon
From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Horikō Yamamoto tō. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.

Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia
Period:
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Color woodcut
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Woman Holding a Love Letter which Floats about her Enchanted by the Moon

From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Horikō Yamamoto tō. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.

Geography:

Made in Japan, Asia

Period:

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Date:

1889

Medium:

Color woodcut

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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