Tag Archives: Art

1821: In Life the Firmest Friend

From a letter written by Percy Bysshe Shelley to Thomas Love Peacock, August 1821: Lord Byron gets up at two. I get up, quite contrary to my usual custom…at twelve. After breakfast, we sit talking till six. From six till … Continue reading

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12th Century: Monster

This illustration comes from a series of handscrolls telling the legends of the Shinto Kitano Tenjin Shrine, located in Kamakura, Japan. The shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane, a 9th century scholar, poet, and statesman who came to be … Continue reading

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1957: Carburetor

Walter Tandy Murch: Carburetor (1957)

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1989: Walking House

Laurie Simmons: Walking House (1989)

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1932: Sunset

Charles Ernest Butler: Sunset at Low Tide, Westcliff on Sea (1932)

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1973: Literature

Nick Cardy: From Beyond the Unknown Vol. 1 #23 (August, 1973)

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1931: Seascape

Patrick von Kalckreuth: Seascape The painting is undated. Von Kalckreuth (1892–1970) was born Patrick Dunbar, but changed his name after his father died and his mother married Richard von Kalckreuth in 1931. The signature on the panting thus indicates a … Continue reading

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