botanicalthesis:

Finished (mostly) for the 2X2 exhibition. I will be revisiting this pieces and adding a pattern to the petals. However, since I need this to be dry to the touch for Sunday morning, I will be leaving that component out for now.

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centuriespast:

Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky
Benjamin West, English (born America), 1738 - 1820
c. 1816
Oil on slate
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky

Benjamin West, English (born America), 1738 - 1820

c. 1816

Oil on slate

Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Horse (made for a tomb)
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
Made in China, Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220)
25-100
Earthenware with traces of painted decoration
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Horse (made for a tomb)

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Made in China, Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220)

25-100

Earthenware with traces of painted decoration

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Tuesday Links: I Must Have the Breakfast Octopus

paddyjohnson:

Tuesday Links: I Must Have the Breakfast Octopus

2014-07-08-Judith-Hopft

The 2014 Liverpool Biennial. Image courtesy of Artnet.

After it came out that Facebook has been manipulating peoples’ moods with algorithms, programmer Lauren McCarthy has given us a mood manipulator, a plugin for us to control our own moods! [Animal New York]

Something’s up with this: John Wilson, director of the Timken Museum of Art in San Diego, has been ousted by the museum’s board and…

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centuriespast:

Crystal Ball
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
Geography:
Made in China, Asia
Period:
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Rock crystal (quartz); silver stand
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Crystal Ball

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:

Made in China, Asia

Period:

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Date:

19th century

Medium:

Rock crystal (quartz); silver stand

Philadelphia Museum of Art

thekidshouldseethis:

What makes a curveball curve? Physics Girl explains The Physics Behind a Curveball – The Magnus Effect.

justanothermasterpiece:

Galen Cheney.

justanothermasterpiece:

Galen Cheney.

centuriespast:

Ts’ao Ts’ao Watching the Moon Rise Over Nambyōzan Mountain (Sōsō Nanbyōzan Shōgetsu)
From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Noguchi Enkatsu, Japanese, active 1894. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.
Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia
Period:
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Date:
1885
Medium:
Color woodcut
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Ts’ao Ts’ao Watching the Moon Rise Over Nambyōzan Mountain (Sōsō Nanbyōzan Shōgetsu)

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

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Noguchi Enkatsu, Japanese, active 1894. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.

Geography:

Made in Japan, Asia

Period:

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Date:

1885

Medium:

Color woodcut

Philadelphia Museum of Art

justanothermasterpiece:

Jenny Andrews Anderson.

justanothermasterpiece:

Jenny Andrews Anderson.