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kaylinr:

THAILAND by BoazImages on Flickr.

ok i’m adding this place to my bucket list!

ive been here lol
Aug 30, 2014 / 191 notes

pvbertyblues:

highkristen:

kaylinr:

THAILAND by BoazImages on Flickr.

ok i’m adding this place to my bucket list!

ive been here lol

hadrian6:

Detail: Plato. Roman. mid.1st.century. BC. bronze. from the Villa Papyri. Herculaneum.
National Archaeologicall Museum. Naples. Italy.  http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
Aug 29, 2014 / 70 notes

hadrian6:

Detail: Plato. Roman. mid.1st.century. BC. bronze. from the Villa Papyri. Herculaneum.

National Archaeologicall Museum. Naples. Italy.  http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

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Aug 26, 2014 / 638 notes

Paul Gauguin, Night Café at Arles, November 1888

Vincent van Gogh, The Night Café, September 1888

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Aug 26, 2014 / 23 notes
bottlerockt:

This is not a photograph of lovers, this is a 400 year old marble statue of Pluto and Proserpina. Mind blown.
Aug 24, 2014 / 284,599 notes

bottlerockt:

This is not a photograph of lovers, this is a 400 year old marble statue of Pluto and Proserpina. Mind blown.

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thenewmanhattanite:

“I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.”
-Winston Churchill
Aug 23, 2014 / 350 notes

thenewmanhattanite:

“I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.”

-Winston Churchill

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Aug 21, 2014 / 132,083 notes

c0ssette:

Details of Michelangelo’s masterpiece “David” 1501–1504

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Aug 21, 2014 / 3,212 notes

ancientart:

The Bhaja Caves of Maharashtra, India.

Bhaja contains about 29 rock-cut caves, which date back to the 2nd century BCE, and is described by the Archaeological Survey of India to be “one of the important Buddhist centres of Hinayana faith in Maharashtra.” 

A prominent features of Bhaja is Cave 12, a chaitya-griha, pictured in the final photo, which is considered one of the earliest of its kind. The stupa at the back of the large apsidal hall was used for worship. Cave 20 contains a group of stupas, which were built in memory of deceased monks, and probably once contained their relics.

Cave 18 was a monastery, and its verandah contains two famous sculpted reliefs. One of these (pictured in the 2nd photo) is located to the left of the door. This artwork depicts a person riding an elephant (thought by some to be Indra) who carries an ankusa (elephant goad), with attendants aside the figure, carrying a banner. The second relief shows a royal personage aside two women. The royal figure (who some identify as Sun god Surya), rides a chariot driven by four horses, and appears to be trampling a demon-like figure.

Photos courtesy of & taken by Himanshu Sarpotdar. The write-up of the site done by the Archaeological Survey of India was of great reference to me when writing this post.

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cigscum:

Musée du Louvre, Paris
Aug 20, 2014 / 6,221 notes

cigscum:

Musée du Louvre, Paris

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Aug 17, 2014 / 383 notes

wtaharrah:

The Cliff, Étretat, Sunset

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