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Periodic Table Printmaking Project

The Periodic Table Printmaking Project was a project started and coordinated by Jennifer Schmitt, aka AzureGrackle. Ninety-six printmakers of all experience levels, have joined together to produce 118 prints in any medium; woodcut, linocut, monotype, etching, lithograph, silkscreen, or any … Continue reading

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Frans Masereel

According to Wikipedia, the Flemish artist Frans Masereel was a painter and one of the greatest woodcut artist of the twentieth-century. He was a pacifist that rejected the “political” art and party affiliation. Frans Masereel was an activist to the … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Graphics

Grandma’s Graphics has a fabulous collection of vintage graphics and cliparts. Tons scanned images of old books to explore: decorative and ornamental letters with animals theme, seasons and holiday prints, illustrations for Shakespeare’s tales, images to coloured, John Tenniel‘s illustrations … Continue reading

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Death according to Giornale Nuovo

A while ago Giornale Nuovo did two very interesting posts where death appears as a theme. Theatrum Mortis is the first one, a great post about the emblem-book of sorts devoted to the subject of Death, Theatrum Mortis Humanæ Tripartitum, … Continue reading

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Boris Artzybasheff

Check it out this post of ASIFA: Artzybasheff’s Neurotica. It’s about the amazing work of Boris Artzybasheff, a master of anthropomorphism. The images are from “Neurotica”, a visual depiction of extreme states of mind, the first section of a rare … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens

Well, since I talked about “A Christmas Carol“, now let’s talk about Charles Dickens now. And here are my selection of links about him and his works. Charles Dickens works, life and family, Dickens´s London and links. Charles Dickens: The … Continue reading

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Varieties of Medical Ephemera

Here Today, Here Tomorrow: Varieties of Medical Ephemera. Images of vintage advertisement, posters, booklet, trade cards, postcards, engravings and pamphlets.The exhibit presents a lively and colorful collection of medical and pharmaceutical ephemera, dating from the 18th century to the present … Continue reading

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Joseph Mallord William Turner

Turner Online is an excelent site of reference for the work of British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851). This section of the Tate Museum ha the biography, timeline, studies and reviews about his work and some more information about … Continue reading

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Pétanque French Postcards

An excellent collection of French postcards of Pétanque(French game). Hundreds of images of paintings, watercolours, engravings, drawings, pictures, vintage photos and many humorous illustrations. (via IWR)

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Dream Anatomy

Dream Anatomy is an interesting exhibition with drawings of anatomy and anatomical imagination in some of its most astonishing incarnations, from 1500 to the present. I saw this link on other blogs before, but I don’t know why I didn’t … Continue reading

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