thisblueboy:


Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan 1571-1610 Porto Ercole), Ecce Homo, ca.1605, Palazzo Rosso, Genoa

thisblueboy:

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan 1571-1610 Porto Ercole), Ecce Homo, ca.1605, Palazzo Rosso, Genoa

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lonequixote:


Portrait of Cristina My Sister, 1928 ~ Frida Kahlo

lonequixote:

Portrait of Cristina My Sister, 1928 ~ Frida Kahlo

(via oldpainting)

"You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that’s what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant… Oh, fuck it."
- The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

(via cussyeah-wesanderson)

design-is-fine:

Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, poster artwork for Ernest hats, 1928. Reclamos Llorens, Barcelona, Spain. Via Museum Für Gestaltung, Zürich.

design-is-fine:

Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, poster artwork for Ernest hats, 1928. Reclamos Llorens, Barcelona, Spain. Via Museum Für Gestaltung, Zürich.

(Source: emuseum.ch, via vintagevision)

cajunboy:

Order a simple mojito at @CaneAndTable and this sexy beast of a beverage is what you’ll get in return. (at Cane & Table)

cajunboy:

Order a simple mojito at @CaneAndTable and this sexy beast of a beverage is what you’ll get in return. (at Cane & Table)

scintilleadamantine:


Henri Matisse - Rose zafferano di fronte alla finestra, 1925

scintilleadamantine:

Henri Matisse - Rose zafferano di fronte alla finestra, 1925

(via oldpainting)

oilpaintinggallery:


Oil painting: Ivy in flower
Artist: Henri Matisse
art-centric:


Warm Day, Anatoly Levitin, 1957

art-centric:

Warm Day, Anatoly Levitin, 1957

(via midcenturyblog)

citizenscreen:

Summer coolness

citizenscreen:

Summer coolness

(Source: susanapplegate)

southernglossary:

defendneworleans:

New #nolanacular shirts featuring hand-painted signage by #lestercarey

For an in-depth look at sign painting in New Orleans, including Lester Carey, read this article by Alex Woodward written for The Gambit:

It’s an aesthetic that draws largely from the style and influence of only a handful of people who happen to prefer old-school lettering techniques once common citywide. From the corner store where you bought fresh meat and eggs to the tire shop where you patched a hole and got an oil change to where you prayed on Sunday, you could expect to see the same hand-painted style by the same sign painter.
  It’s also a means to an end, a skilled gig learned in a trade school, like Delgado Community College’s commercial art program. For local businesses, hiring a sign painter is cheaper than using a commercial printer and neon or electrified signs, though a finished product could take a few days or a few weeks.
  But because there are only a few sign painters left ­— and all are nearing retirement — the tradition could be near its end.

Read more

southernglossary:

defendneworleans:

New #nolanacular shirts featuring hand-painted signage by #lestercarey

For an in-depth look at sign painting in New Orleans, including Lester Carey, read this article by Alex Woodward written for The Gambit:

It’s an aesthetic that draws largely from the style and influence of only a handful of people who happen to prefer old-school lettering techniques once common citywide. From the corner store where you bought fresh meat and eggs to the tire shop where you patched a hole and got an oil change to where you prayed on Sunday, you could expect to see the same hand-painted style by the same sign painter.

  It’s also a means to an end, a skilled gig learned in a trade school, like Delgado Community College’s commercial art program. For local businesses, hiring a sign painter is cheaper than using a commercial printer and neon or electrified signs, though a finished product could take a few days or a few weeks.

  But because there are only a few sign painters left ­— and all are nearing retirement — the tradition could be near its end.

Read more