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Rihanna’s jaw-dropping Pope look

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Today's Art (6th May 2018)

Here’s the next digitally-edited painting in my series of studies of out-of-copyright paintings (previous paintings in the series can be seen here and here… 74 more words


rubber band

when i say my head buzzes, it’s an overwhelming feeling as if someone put a rubber band around the middle of my brain, the rubber digging into the matter, making it throb and without any hope of release. 89 more words


Jo, the Beautiful Irish Woman

Jo, the Beautiful Irish Woman
Gustave Courbet
Oil on canvas (1866)

"This canvas celebrates Gustave Courbet’s feeling for his subject Jo Hiffernan, whom he affectionately called “the beautiful Irish woman.” He painted the portrait shortly after meeting Hiffernan, the studio model and mistress of the American painter James McNeill Whistler, during the summer of 1865. 36 more words

Facebook sorry for blocking Delacroix masterpiece over nudity

Facebook admitted on Sunday making a mistake after it banned an advert featuring French artist Eugene Delacroix’s famous work, “Liberty Leading the People,” because it depicts a bare-breasted woman. 290 more words


Gustave Courbet - The Desperate Man (1844 - 1845)

Ah, l’enfant terrible of art. The rebel, the radical, the nonconformist. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the French realist painter Gustave Courbet. It wasn’t just his art that brought him notoriety, but also his ostentatious je m’en fous (I don’t give a damn) attitude. 263 more words


1866: Waterspout

Gustave Courbet: The Waterspout (1866)