to find such light

Art images, with contextual text where available,
collated from various sources by typefaceandintent.

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September 30, 2014 12:00 pm
Kurt Schwitters, Aphorism, 1923.

Kurt Schwitters, Aphorism, 1923.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

September 29, 2014 12:00 pm

museedart:

paperswallow:

Photographer Tom Hunter recreates classic paintings in modern, post industrial British settings.

Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World, 1948, MoMA, NYC

Sir John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1851 - 2, Tate, London 

Johannes Vermeer, Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window, 1657 - 59, Gemäldegalerie, Dresden

(via miraculous)

1:53 am
Piero Dorazio, Very Sharp, 1965.

Piero Dorazio, Very Sharp, 1965.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

September 27, 2014 6:24 pm September 26, 2014 5:47 pm
virtual-artifacts:

A series of 11th-century crystal chess pieces from the Museo da Catedral in Ourense, Spain, which have never before left the cathedral;

virtual-artifacts:

A series of 11th-century crystal chess pieces from the Museo da Catedral in Ourense, Spain, which have never before left the cathedral;

(via spinningdust)

12:00 pm
Kurt Schwitters, Picture of Spatial Growths - Picture with Two Small Dogs, 1920–39.

Kurt Schwitters, Picture of Spatial Growths - Picture with Two Small Dogs, 1920–39.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

September 25, 2014 12:00 pm
John Scarlett Davis, Paris: Entrance to the Church of St Germain des Prés, 1831.

John Scarlett Davis, Paris: Entrance to the Church of St Germain des Prés, 1831.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

September 24, 2014 12:00 pm
Pair of brooches with gold frames enclosing silhouettes by John Miers, England, 1810-35.

Pair of brooches with gold frames enclosing silhouettes by John Miers, England, 1810-35.

(Source: collections.vam.ac.uk)

September 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Vincent van Gogh, Postman Joseph Roulin, 1888.

Vincent van Gogh, Postman Joseph Roulin1888.

(Source: mfa.org)

September 22, 2014 8:21 pm
Naum Gabo, Head No. 2, 1916, enlarged version 1964.

Naum Gabo, Head No. 2, 1916, enlarged version 1964.

(Source: tate.org.uk)