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Nonfiction: The Bizarre Lives of Rome's Emperors

11 days ago   |   NY Times

Barry Strauss's “Ten Caesars” is a quick romp through the strange lives of several Roman rulers.
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Fiction: Helen Oyeyemi Dishes Up Magic in Her New Novel, ‘Gingerbread'

20 days ago   |   NY Times

She's taken old fairy tales, seasoned them with 20th-century history and pop-culture references, and frosted them with whimsical, even bizarre details.
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Grandma Sitting on Iceberg to Pose for Photo Gets Carried Out to Sea

22 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

A grandma is making waves online after a series of viral photos show her getting swept out to sea while sitting on an iceberg. She had sat on the “ice throne” to pose for a...
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Cows, Moose, and Camels Contort into Yoga Poses and Other Surprising Positions in Paintings by Bruno Pontiroli

Cows, Moose, and Camels Contort into Yoga Poses and Other Surprising Positions in Paintings by Bruno Pontiroli

1 month ago   |   Colossal

Bruno Pontiroli creates mind-bending explorations of the relationship between humans and animals, painting limber cows doing impressive handstands or an over-eager man...
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Fiction : THEY'RE MADE OUT OF MEAT

Fiction : THEY'RE MADE OUT OF MEAT

1 month ago   |   Two Coats of Paint

The following short story, “They're Made Out of Meat,” was written by sci-fi writer Terry Bisson and published in Omni Magazine in 1990. An archly bizarre tale in which two...
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Minerva's Class

1 month ago   |   Tommy Kane

At the spring street studio figure drawing class there are a lot of really old dudes who attend religiously. Many times when I'm drawing I get pulled out of my deep sketching...
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Houdini Swims: 1908

Houdini Swims: 1908

1 month ago   |   Shorpy

April 30, 1908. The Charles River in Boston. "Houdini in chains and handcuffs before jumping from Harvard Bridge." Photo by John Thurston. View full size.
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The Great Escapist: 1900

The Great Escapist: 1900

1 month ago   |   Shorpy

Circa 1900. "Harry Houdini (1874-1926), full-length portrait, standing, in chains." McManus-Young Collection, Library of Congress. View full size.
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House of Fleas: 1940

House of Fleas: 1940

1 month ago   |   Shorpy

June 1940. "One-spot town along U.S. Highway No. 1, between Washington and Baltimore." Jessup, Maryland, was the corporate headquarters of flea-powder manufacturer One-Spot...
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Freak Show: 1941

Freak Show: 1941

1 month ago   |   Shorpy

September 1941. "Outside a freak show at the State Fair in Rutland, Vermont." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Mixed Media Collage Landscape Painting,Trees "Walking in the Woods" © Carol...

Mixed Media Collage Landscape Painting,Trees "Walking in the Woods" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

"Walking in the Woods", 10x10 inches, by Carol Nelson This collage landscape has several different paper components that add texture and interest to the... Read more ...

08 Albatross Avenue House / Studio Workshop

08 Albatross Avenue House / Studio Workshop

© Andy Macpherson Architects: Studio Workshop Location: Miami, Australia Category: Houses Lead Architects: Rory Spence, Jonathan Nelson, Chris Knapp, Joel Hutchines Area: 912.0... Read more ...

Inverdon House / Chloe Naughton

Inverdon House / Chloe Naughton

© Benjamin Hosking Architects: Chloe Naughton Location: Bowen QLD 4805, Australia Category: Residential Area: 275.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Benjamin Hosking Read more ...

Expressionistic Southwest Architecture, "Sedona," by Amy Whitehouse

Expressionistic Southwest Architecture, "Sedona," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 16" x 20" $150 Sedona is magical day or night. I wanted to capturethat joyful and surprising qualitywith this painting of Sedona at night. Read more ...

Mixed Media Collage Landscape Painting,Trees "Walking in the Woods" © Carol...

Mixed Media Collage Landscape Painting,Trees "Walking in the Woods" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

"Walking in the Woods", 10x10 inches, by Carol Nelson This collage landscape has several different paper components that add texture and interest to the... Read more ...

Dancers, Ballet Dancers, Little Girls Dance,Pink Dresses, Figurative Fine...

Dancers, Ballet Dancers, Little Girls Dance,Pink Dresses, Figurative Fine Art Oil Paintings "Dance Class" By Texas Artist Debra Hurd

24"x36" Oil on Canvas/sold Commissions welcome, more info HERE Visit to Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting for Sale, Blue Art...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting for Sale, Blue Art “UP” by Contemporary Expressionist Pamela Fowler Lordi

30"x30"x.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Garden Restroom / LAAB Architects

Garden Restroom / LAAB Architects

Courtesy of LAAB Architects Architects: LAAB Architects Location: Salisbury Garden, Hong Kong Category: Public Architecture Area: 100.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs... Read more ...

Amethyst Lee

Amethyst Lee

The Catch2019Polymer clay, acrylic paint, artresin11in x 5in x 3in A different take on the classic mermaid. Read more ...

WIP: Blackstone Fortress UR-025

WIP: Blackstone Fortress UR-025

Welcome back to the Precipes everyone! Today we are going to look at a WIP of U2-025 with a break down of the paints used to create the blue panelling. More after the Mag-lift... Read more ...