Lady Impey’s Bird Paintings – 1777-1782

June 26th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

These paintings come from the Ashmolean collection of Lady Impey‘s own collection of over 200 bird paintings. She didn’t paint them, Shaikh Zain ud-Din, Bhawani Das and Ram Das did.

Chu Ko (1931 – 2011)

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Käthe Kollwitz – Peasant War (1902 – 1908)

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The Tiller / Raped / Whetting the Scythe / Seizing Weapons / Outbreak / Battlefield / The Prisoners

Mercury

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Volcanoes from Space

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Curiosity Rover’s Journey on Mars as at 6th June 2017

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Laser Scans of Mangrove Forests

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Curiosity Rover images from Mars

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Jupiter

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Book Review – “The Pike: Gabriele D’Annunzio” Lucy Hughes-Hallett (2013)

May 31st, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

Yes – a really well put together biography of a poet, novelist, playwright, aviator, rapist, politician, soldier, cruel, sex-obsessed monster of a man. Fascinating and bewildering. “A greyhound or a thorough-bred horse, Ida Rubenstein’s legs, the body of an Ardito fording the Piave, the form and structure of my highly polished cranium – these are the most beautiful phenomena in the world”