Obelisk

A New History of Art
People Near Boat, Edward Mitchell Bannister
Edward Mitchell Bannister was a prolific artist, and this painting is a rarity in his wide catalog. Known for his pastoral landscapes and coastal scenes, Bannister rarely painted people into his work, choosing instead to represent harmony in serene rivers and quiet trees. Here though, we have not one but four figures, in a scene that looks taken from life. The bearded man might be Bannister himself. read more
Abstract Art
Unshackled from the figure
Abstract Art, Themes in Art
Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1758
Peacock Spreading Its Tail Feathers
Peacock Spreading Its Tail Feathers, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)
Lapita Expansion
History's greatest navigators, and the beautiful vessels they left behind
Lapita Expansion, Ancient World

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