Every work of art is the child of its age and, in many cases, the mother of our emotions. It follows that each period of culture produces an art of its own which can never be repeated.

—Wassily Kandinsky, Concerning the Spiritual in Art (1912)

(Source: conceptualfinearts.com)

mymodernmet:

The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.

Tverrfjellhytta, Norwegian Wild Reindeer Pavilion (2009-11) by Snøhetta

Tverrfjellhytta, Norwegian Wild Reindeer Pavilion (2009-11) by Snøhetta

(Source: snohetta.com)

Explore 30 Years of Architecture in 22 Buildings

Everything that should have been in my architectural history course at university and instead there wasn’t. Architecture post-1980’s is just as interesting.

What is real is not the external form but the essence of things.

—Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957)

(Source: pastexhibitions.guggenheim.org)

scandinaviancollectors:

Constantin Brâncuși studio in Paris (1876-1957). Source: Pinterest

scandinaviancollectors:

Constantin Brâncuși studio in Paris (1876-1957). Source: Pinterest

Zheng Chongbin, Mixed Definition (2012)

Zheng Chongbin, Mixed Definition (2012)

(Source: artsy.net)

Dario Sbrana, Regina di Maggio (2012)
Upcoming exhibition

Dario Sbrana, Regina di Maggio (2012)

Upcoming exhibition

(Source: dariosbrana.com)

kourpour:

Heavenly Horses, 2013Acrylic on canvas over panel96” x 72”

kourpour:

Heavenly Horses, 2013
Acrylic on canvas over panel
96” x 72”

Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Libellula (1999)

Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Libellula (1999)

(Source: arte-bari.blogautore.repubblica.it)


Portrait of a Lady (detail), Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, 1620

Portrait of a Lady (detail), Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, 1620

(Source: sforzinda)

Antonio Vivarini, Portrait of St. Louis of Toulouse (c. 1450), probably from a polyptych.

Antonio Vivarini, Portrait of St. Louis of Toulouse (c. 1450), probably from a polyptych.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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