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Andrey Avinoff: Iridescence (1925-1947) The entomologist Andrey Avinoff emigrated from Russia to the USA after the revolution and worked at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History for 20 years, eventually becoming its director. He turned to painting only later in … Continue reading
Thomas Bayrle: The City (1976) [detail]; here is the whole thing:
Robert Pruitt: Heliocentrist (2013)
Louis Wain: A cat standing on its hind legs, formed by patterns supposed to be in the “Early Greek” style (1925-1939).
Konstantin Bogaevsky: Landscape with Lake (1922)
In 1527, a republican government was established in the city-state of Florence after residents ousted the ruling Medici family. The pope at the time, Clement VII, was himself a Medici—and he took affront at the rebellion and resolved to capture … Continue reading
The city of Richmond, California is named after the city of Richmond, Virginia, which is named after the English town of Richmond near London, which was named for Richmond Palace, which Henry VII named after his ancestral home in Richmond, … Continue reading
Edward Clifford: Some Have Entertained Angels Unawares (1871) Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. —Hebrews 13:2
Charles White: Work (1953)