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Apr 21, 2014 / 1,501 notes

headyhunter:

Sand Paintings by Joe Mangrum

Heady Hunter Glass Art Gallery

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autumnmcleod:

I’ve had a low grade fever for over a week, but I finally fought off my crappy illness-induced doldrums and finished the cheetah!
Apr 21, 2014 / 2,041 notes

autumnmcleod:

I’ve had a low grade fever for over a week, but I finally fought off my crappy illness-induced doldrums and finished the cheetah!

Apr 19, 2014 / 3 notes

Images from Vogue Gioiello

hajandrade:

Mahmoud Farshchian (Persian, b. 1930 / currently living NJ, USA), Life in Full Bloom, 1989
Apr 18, 2014 / 16 notes

hajandrade:

Mahmoud Farshchian (Persian, b. 1930 / currently living NJ, USA), Life in Full Bloom, 1989

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Apr 17, 2014 / 79 notes
With 3D elements, a life size card created by invite designer Puneet Gupta —- featured in the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Bazaar India Bride magazine.
Apr 17, 2014 / 5 notes

With 3D elements, a life size card created by invite designer Puneet Gupta —- featured in the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Bazaar India Bride magazine.

Apr 13, 2014 / 25 notes
queenofblending:

#Hair by @demonpuff ..she’s doing it again riiiight now, it’ll be a little different later today 😉💜🌈

#rainbow
Apr 11, 2014 / 172 notes

queenofblending:

#Hair by @demonpuff ..she’s doing it again riiiight now, it’ll be a little different later today 😉💜🌈

#rainbow

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Apr 7, 2014 / 2,383 notes

5centsapound:

British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE explores colonialism and the intricate ways in which it has shaped, and continues to shape, cultural identities. He is well known for his life-size sculptural tableaux featuring staged, headless mannequins dressed in elaborate period garments.

In Scramble for Africa,2003, fourteen headless, mixed-race mannequins are seated at a sixteen-foot-long table. They symbolize the European figureheads who came together at the Berlin Conference, 1884–1885, to annex territories of trade in Africa for each of their countries. With regard to colonialism, the absence of heads implies loss of identity and, moreover, loss of humanity. Of this work, Shonibare explains, “I wanted to represent these European leaders as mindless in their hunger for what the Belgian King Leopold II called ‘a slice of this magnificent African cake.

[…] In these works, the materials and designs of the original clothing are replaced with batik, a colorful and ornately patterned fabric. The story of batik itself speaks to the notion of colonization and its effects: it originated in Indonesia; then, by way of imperial explorers, it was introduced to West Africa, where it was appropriated and now has its strongest associations; and indeed its greatest exporters are not in Africa at all, but are Dutch and British. By presenting his version of historical (often white, European) figures dressed in batik, Shonibare “Africanizes” the subjects, subversively pointing out a multitude of deep-rooted mythologies, falsehoods, and prejudices that complicate the dominant narrative of history and identity. - via themodern

Watch Transformation on PBS. See more from ART:21.

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lifeofasomali:

Somali women in traditional garbasaar; a colorful shawl mainly worn by married women. 
Apr 4, 2014 / 2,101 notes

lifeofasomali:

Somali women in traditional garbasaar; a colorful shawl mainly worn by married women. 

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Apr 3, 2014 / 156,548 notes

Tulip fields in the Netherlands

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Mar 30, 2014 / 11,339 notes
dboodoofortune:

"Sometimes since I’ve been in the garden I’ve looked up through the trees at the sky and I have had a strange feeling of being happy as if something was pushing and drawing in my chest and making me breathe fast. Magic is always pushing and drawing and making things out of nothing. Everything is made out of magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden—in all the places."~Frances Hodgson BurnettGarden Magic
8.5 x 11”
https://www.etsy.com/listing/157176114/original-painting-watercolor-and-ink?
Mar 26, 2014 / 286 notes

dboodoofortune:

"Sometimes since I’ve been in the garden I’ve looked up through the trees at the sky and I have had a strange feeling of being happy as if something was pushing and drawing in my chest and making me breathe fast. Magic is always pushing and drawing and making things out of nothing. Everything is made out of magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden—in all the places."
~Frances Hodgson Burnett

Garden Magic

8.5 x 11”

https://www.etsy.com/listing/157176114/original-painting-watercolor-and-ink?

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Mar 25, 2014 / 5,517 notes

psycho-delic-cunt:

Fly Geyser in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada

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fuckyeahcostumedramas:

Estella Daniels in ‘Sinbad’.
Mar 25, 2014 / 420 notes

fuckyeahcostumedramas:

Estella Daniels in ‘Sinbad’.