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1750: Estimate

In 1750, astronomer Thomas Wright estimated the number of inhabited planets in the observable universe: Of…habitable Worlds, such as the Earth, all which we may suppose to be also of a terrestrial or terraqueous Nature, and filled with Beings of … Continue reading

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1899: The Fools

František Kupka: Les Fous (1899)

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1918: Young Crow

Jan Mankes: Jonge kraai (1918)

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1865: The Storm Cloud

Félix Bracquemond: The Storm Cloud (1860-1870)

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1792: A Serious Social Menace

One afternoon in 1792, Lady Almeria Braddock and a certain Mrs. Elphinstone were having tea when the following exchange occurred: Mrs Elphinstone: “You have been a very beautiful woman.” Lady Almeria: “Have been? What do you mean by ‘have been’?” … Continue reading

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1965: Lo, The Mystique City

Betye Saar: Lo, The Mystique City (1965)

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1973: Homage

Joan Miró: Homage to Miró (1973)

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