The Palestinian Museum is launching a new project in honour of Pope Francis’s trip to Palestine next Sunday. Banners combining recent media photographs of the Palestinian landscape and its people with Western baroque paintings of biblical scenes will decorate Manger Square in Bethlehem, highlighting the tension between the popular image of the Holy Land and Palestine’s ongoing history of suffering under occupation and oppression.
11:40 am • 25 May 2014 • 9,350 notes
Egon Schiele (1890-1918)
Images in descending order: Boy With Hand to Face, 1910; Forest With Sunlight Clearing in the Background, 1907; Dead Mother, 1910; Autumn Trees, 1911; The Self Seers (Death and Man), 1911
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2:41 pm • 7 December 2013 • 909 notes
The REAL Toy Story | Michael Wolf
Behind those toys are a whole new world of “fun”.
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7:59 pm • 12 November 2013 • 97,766 notes
"They say I live a fast life.
Maybe I just like a fast life.
I wouldn’t give it up for anything in the world.
It won’t last forever, either.
But the memories will.”
9:19 pm • 3 November 2013 • 173 notes
“At least I have the flowers of myself,
and my thoughts, no god
can take that…”
— H. D., from “Eurydice” (via proustitute)
11:02 pm • 27 October 2013 • 485 notes
Climbing, falling she knew not where, 2013. Oil on canvas.
An embrace, 2013. Oil on canvas.
The Flood, 2013. Oil on linen.
10:59 pm • 27 October 2013 • 597 notes
A page from Variétés magazine in 1929, with photographs of René Magritte in front of Tentative de l’impossible (Attempting the Impossible, 1928), and Giorgio de Chirico in front of an unidentified painting (likely from his Gladiator series).
9:40 pm • 24 October 2013 • 50 notes
Each week, we showcase an emerging artist from around the world who is already garnering attention for their work. Taking inspiration from the Saatchi Gallery’s 25-year history of discovering new talent, ‘One to Watch’ presents some of the most exciting artists on Saatchi Online helping collectors to identify strong emerging talent. Click here to read our exclusive interview with Eka Sherashidze.
9:46 pm • 22 October 2013 • 74 notes