James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903). Arrangement in Flesh Colour and Black: Portrait of Theodore Duret, 1883. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1913 (13.20) | Theodore Duret (1838–1927), heir to a firm of Cognac dealers, was a collector, orientalist, and art critic. #mustache #movember
This amazing piece of artwork erected by South African artist Marco Cianfanelli, stands on the spot where Nelson Mandela was arrested 50 years ago. The monument is constructed out of 50 separate steel bars to represent 50 years since the capture.
'Modern Portrait of an Ancient Face' (2007) by artist Lisa Jones Moore. Encaustic, mixed media; based on an ancient egyptian encaustic portrait. via jomama58 on flickr