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pyrrhic-victoria:

The Gates of Nereids pattern by Janet Antepara
Jul 29, 2014 / 2,317 notes

pyrrhic-victoria:

The Gates of Nereids pattern by Janet Antepara

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Jul 27, 2014 / 3,583 notes

wetheurban:

SPOTLIGHT: Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Artwork x Famous Paintings

Look at what you’ve done, Nicki. This has gotten completely out of hand (can’t lie though… we’re not mad at it)! Last week Nicki Minaj revealed the cover art to her highly anticipated new single “Anaconda” dropping 7/28 and (as per usual) once the internet was graced with a beautiful, majestic thing, it took it and turned it into something else.

In this case… Nicki and her a$$ has found itself onto nearly every famous classic painting you could dream of! Continue getting your life after the jump: 

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Jul 14, 2014 / 79,070 notes

medievalpoc:

miloucomehome:

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beggars-opera:

I’ve seen a few fashion posts trying to expand the “Marie Antoinette is not Victorian” rant, but this stuff can get complicated, so here is a semi-comprehensive list so everyone knows exactly when all of these eras were.

Please note that this is very basic and that there are sometimes subcategories (especially in the 17th century, Jacobean, Restoration, etc)

And people wonder WHY I complain about History/Art History periodization. Note how much overlap there is to the above “eras”, and how many exceptions and extensions there are to these categories.

Oh, and by the way…

Tudor:

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Elizabethan:

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Stuart:

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Georgian:

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Regency:

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Victorian:

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Edwardian:

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Because you wouldn’t want to be historically inaccurate.

Holy shi—the middle lady in the Victorian pic looks like my godmum! And the lady, on the right, in the Edwardian one looks almost like she could pass as one of my relatives!

…this is so eerie…but cool.

^^And that’s a big part of the reason why I do this. Everyone should be able to see images like these and feel like they, too, are a part of history.

People can quibble about minutiae as much as they’d like, and I honestly don’t mind the discussion, but when it comes down to it, medievalpoc is really about making an immediate visual impact that has changed how I view history, and I hope the same can be said for people who read these posts.

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Jul 9, 2014 / 85,919 notes

Painter painting in our land pictures of only white angels
Painter painting in our time in shadows of yesterday

Painter, if you paint with love, paint me some black angels now
For all good blacks in heaven, painter show us that you care

Eartha Kitt - Angelitos Negros (1970 performance)

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windypoplarsroom:

Ethel Louise Spowers
Jun 29, 2014 / 147 notes

windypoplarsroom:

Ethel Louise Spowers

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idrils-secret-way:

by Susan Shroder
Jun 28, 2014 / 4,332 notes

idrils-secret-way:

by Susan Shroder

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16chakras:

Endymion by George Frederic Watts (1872)
Jun 28, 2014 / 65 notes

16chakras:

Endymion by George Frederic Watts (1872)

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yearningforunity:

Mulher da Bahia
1850
Jun 28, 2014 / 458 notes

yearningforunity:

Mulher da Bahia

1850

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archann:

Archan Nair - New Artwork titled “ Luminance“
Website // Facebook // Instagram
Jun 25, 2014 / 5,811 notes

archann:

Archan Nair - New Artwork titled “ Luminance“

Website // Facebook // Instagram

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artmonia:

A selection of photographs by Diggie Vitt, an American photographer based in Florida.

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