Tag Archives: Drawing

1894: Versions

  Kobayashi Kiyochika: Our Naval Forces in the Yellow Sea Firing at and Sinking Chinese Warships (1894) Josh Cochran: Tritons (c. 2006) Kiyochika’s print is propaganda celebrating Japan’s military superiority in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895. Sources here and here. … Continue reading

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1945: The Book of Alfred Kantor

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day—Yom HaShoah Alfred Kantor was 22 when he was sent to Theresienstadt, the ”model ghetto” 40 miles north of Prague that the Nazis had created for Czech Jews. He was then sent to Auschwitz and, later, … Continue reading

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16th Century: Crab

Parmigianino (1503-1540): A Crab Holding a Mussel Open with its Claws

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32,000 ya: Panel of the Lions

Chauvet Cave, Panel of the Lions (Aurignacian culture, ca. 30,000 – 32,000 ya) (source)

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2016: Diptych

Frank Mujica: Untitled (Diptych) (2016)

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1948: Kriophoros

John Craxton: Boy with Kid (1948); see this post.

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1904: Abandoned Town

Fernand Khnopff: The Abandoned Town (1904)

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