Ray F. Coyle (1885-1924)
Confessions of a Bookplate Junkie
Huipil, Tz'utujil Maya, Santiago Atatlan, late 20th century, view 2, cotton - Textile Museum of Canada
Kintsugi (“golden joinery”) is the Japanese art of repairing damaged pottery with gold. It restores functionality to a broken vessel, but also adds beauty and worth. It turns brokenness into the most valuable part of the piece.
Albrecht Dürer studies with pillows 1493
"The Tea Party" by Frederic Soulacroix (1858-1933)
Monet with his Waterlilies in the background
Picasso ended up where normally he should have started. Its true; but in order to achieve his pure and linear rendering of the bull, he had to pass through all of the intermediary stages. And when you stand before his eleventh bull, its hard to imagine the work that went into it
Tilt-Shift Van Gogh
The photographs behind Norman Rockwell's famous paintings
William James Webbe (fl.1853-1878) The White Owl. 'Alone and warming his five wits, The white owl in the belfry sits'