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Who Was Illustrator August Bleser, Jr.?

Who Was Illustrator August Bleser, Jr.?

5 hours ago   |   Art Contrarian

August Bleser, Jr. (1898-1966) was an illustrator active during the 1920s and 30s and probably beyond, for whom I can find no biographical information on the Internet. Well, I...
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Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,' Dies at 76

5 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

With hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” she defined a female archetype: sensual and strong, long-suffering but ultimately indomitable.
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"Time to Say Goodbye"

"Time to Say Goodbye"

17 hours ago   |   Qiang Huang

Got on "Youtube", I searched "Time to Say Goodbye". When the beautiful voices of Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli permeated my studio, I felt tears in my eyes. This month of...
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Death Won Here: 1940

Death Won Here: 1940

1 day ago   |   Shorpy

July 1940. "Marker of accident on the highway in Bernalillo County, New Mexico." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
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Moshe Mizrahi, 86, Who Won an Oscar for ‘Madame Rosa,' Is Dead

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Born to a Jewish family in Egypt, Mr. Mizrahi was the first Israeli filmmaker to win an Academy Award and is still the only one.
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Memorial of St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr

Memorial of St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr

1 day ago   |   Happy Catholic

I could only thank him with my eyes. I was stunned and could hardly grasp what was going on. The immensity of it: I, the condemned, am to live and someone else willingly and...
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Fakir Musafar, Whose ‘Body Play' Went to Extremes, Dies at 87

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Mr. Musafar, a performance artist, practiced rituals like piercing and branding, believing they expanded consciousness and led to catharsis.
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Great First Lines: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

3 days ago   |   Happy Catholic

My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all I could have been born a...
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Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz, Feminist, Activist and Author, Dies at 72

3 days ago   |   NY Times

She helped shape new ways of thinking about Jewish identity, including challenging the Zionist notion that Israel must be honored as the homeland.
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A Graham Sutherland Churchill Portrait Survivor

A Graham Sutherland Churchill Portrait Survivor

3 days ago   |   Art Contrarian

Several years ago I did a Molti Riratti post on Winston Churchill. One of the paintings was the one in the image above, a 1954 portrait by Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903-1980)...
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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 ...

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

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7:53 AM Christmas Cove

7:53 AM Christmas Cove

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New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

© Mark Herboth Photography Architects: Perkins+Will Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States Lead Architects: Perkins+Will, NC Practice Area: 123350.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas Black painted sides, ready to hang or display on table easel. $100 Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

© Adrien Williams Architects: Alain Carle Architecte Location: Cornwall, Canada Area: 513.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Adrien Williams Conception Team: Christian Aubin... Read more ...

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

X-23. 2018. Gouache on mixed media board, 9 × 12″. (Claws also made from Strathmore Mixed Media Board) gouache washes to hone the drawing decided to add a hand pencils Read more ...

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

NEDERLAND,TEXAS WINDMILL MUSEUM 8/14/2018 10:01:20 PM by Barbara Haviland-Texas Landscape Artist Comment on this I painted this Nederalnd Texas Windmill Museum as part of a... Read more ...

Bahçeköy House / Habif Architects

Bahçeköy House / Habif Architects

© Gürkan Akay Architects: Habif Architects Location: Istanbul, Turkey Project Team: Hakan Habif, Setenay Erkul Area: 1700.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Gürkan Akay ©... Read more ...