Tag Archives: Russia

1921: The Roosters and the Fox

Chaim Nachman Bialik: The Roosters and the Fox; Omanut Press, ca. 1921 (source)

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1993: Traditional Theme

Victor Safonkin: Temptation of St. Anthony (1993) (source)

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2009: I’ve Seen the Queen

Anton Marrast a.k.a. Grape Frogg: I’ve Seen the Queen (2009) (source)

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1850: The Ninth Wave

Ivan Aivazovsky: The Ninth Wave (1850) The title is a reference to a traditional belief among sailors that waves grow larger and larger in a sequence up to the ninth wave—the largest—and then the sequence begins again.

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1956: I’m Putting My Queer Shoulder to the Wheel

America America I’ve given you all and now I’m nothing. America two dollars and twenty-seven cents January 17, 1956. I can’t stand my own mind. America when will we end the human war? Go fuck yourself with your atom bomb … Continue reading

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2015: Moon and Sea

George Dmitriev: Moon and Sea (c. 2015)

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1895 & 1901: Two Angels

Carlos Schwabe: Angel of Hope (1895) (source)   Mikhail Vasilevich Nesterov: The Angel of Sorrow (1900-1901) (source)

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