House of Rats

House of Rats

Fine, fine images.

nihtegale:

Empress Faustina is Beheaded, c.1405-1409

nihtegale:

Empress Faustina is Beheaded, c.1405-1409

claireolivergallery:

Judith Schaechter sent us images of this work in progress from her studio.  She explains that “in order to make a red figure, one must engrave blue glass.”

Schaechter will have a new exhibition at the gallery in September. Stay tuned for more updates from her!

What is art? A declaration of love: the consciousness of our dependence on each other. A confession. An unconscious act that nonetheless reflects the true meaning of life—love and sacrifice.
- Andrei Tarkovsky (via tierradentro)
cauldronandcross:

Italy as a woman is torn at by beasts, but protected by the hand of the king of France ca. 1525-1550
discardingimages:

happy unicorn and a naked virginRothschild Canticles, Flanders 14th century.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 51r

discardingimages:

happy unicorn and a naked virgin

Rothschild Canticles, Flanders 14th century.

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 51r

deathandmysticism:

Andreas Friedrich, Emblemata Nova, 1617

deathandmysticism:

Andreas Friedrich, Emblemata Nova, 1617

deathandmysticism:

Andreas Friedrich, Emblemata Nova, 1617 

deathandmysticism:

Andreas Friedrich, Emblemata Nova, 1617 

the-seraphic-book-of-eloy:

The Apostles, Matthew Mark Luke and John, Nicholas Of Lyra’s Postillae, 1402

the-seraphic-book-of-eloy:

The Apostles, Matthew Mark Luke and John, Nicholas Of Lyra’s Postillae, 1402