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Charles Le Brun. El restablecimiento de la navegación . Lápiz negro, tiza blanca, inscrito en un óvalo, cuadriculación a la sanguina e incisiones. 2,470 x 2,170m. Museu del Louvre © RMN-Grand Palais – Photo C. Chavan.

Exhibition revives the splendour of the Palace of Versailles through drawings made by Charles Le Brun

14,000 drawings of french revolution - Guillotines and numbing satire figure strongly in an archive of images from the French Revolution, made available by Stanford University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France About 14,000 high-r...

drawings of the French Revolution posted online (Rob Beschizza, Boing Boing, 9 November

Images of life at the royal court in Tehran on view at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

Images of life at the royal court in Tehran on view at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

Typewriter portraiture, the strange story of 1920s ASCII art Boing Boing

In a old LA Times office boy named Kenneth Taylor was given a back-page spread to show off his typewriter portraits of film stars; Taylor's work then spread to Photoplay, and a new me.

Bust of Annette by Alberto Giacometti, 1954 Private Collection. ©The Estate of Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti, Paris and ADAGP, Paris) 2015.

Bust of Annette by Alberto Giacometti, 1954 Private Collection. ©The Estate of Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti, Paris and ADAGP, Paris)

The Victorian Christmas Card as Aesthetic Object | Hyperallergic

The Victorian Christmas Card as Aesthetic Object

Christmas card imagery today ranges from the classic depictions of elves and reindeer to the more comical and topical, but every picture is assuredly holiday-themed: you wouldn’t be able to u…

When Building Sustainable Societies, There’s No Better Guide than the Human Scale - We need to fashion communities such that individuals become neighbors and lovers instead of just acquaintances and ciphers

Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man has evolved over the last five centuries from a thoughtful sketch into the picture of health. But the history behind this sketch is as curious as its image is omnipresent.

Paris pleure ses morts

Attentats de Paris : Les plus beaux hommages en images

Intricate mosaic tiles, bathhouses and graffiti in the ancient city of Pompeii have been unveiled to the public after a lengthy restoration process.

Restored Pompeii homes unveiled

While most cave paintings remain enigmatic, they provide important clues to daily life, religious beliefs, and culture change among prehistoric humans.

15 Gorgeous Cave Paintings

While most cave paintings remain enigmatic, they provide important clues to daily life, religious beliefs, and culture change among prehistoric humans.

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