IWR Art And Culture Archive
Three Beauties (1793)
The Golden Girl of Africa
Ryan Heshka’s Electroladylux
Bosch Action Figures
An Art Deco Shanghai Girl
Thurston The Great
Auco and the Dragon
Spring by Hawase Hasui (1925)
Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)
Sing a Song of Sixpence
Girl by the Sea 1990
Alive in Kyoto
Sugar ‘N Spicy
Library of Congress
Museo del Prado
National Gallery of Art
Academy of Natural Sciences
NY Public Library
Web Gallery of Art
American Art Archives
Art History Resouces
Ch/Ja Art History
Tokyo Art Beat
Universes in Universe
UCB Ragtime Sheet Music Collection
I have a little Ragtime theme going this week after I listened to several versions of the Sheik of Araby (below). I start off this theme with this fine ragtime collection from the University of Colorado.
If You Love Your Baby Make Goo Goo Eyes
The Sheik of Araby (PCL
Analog has collected over 20 wonderful versions of this classic ragtime song. I really enjoyed the Beatles, Spike Jones, Django Reinhardt and Fats Domino versions.
Lyrics by Harry B. Smith And Fancis Wheeler
Music by Ted Snyder (1921)
Ragtime Sheet Music Covers
The scans could larger, but still, this is a very interesting collection of ragtime covers. I didn’t realize there was really was a Purple Rose of Cairo Song.
The Purple Rose Of Cairo
Templeton Ragtime Music Collection
Mississippi State on the other hand has some excellent complete scans of Ragtime era music available in PDF format.
These doll sculptures by the talented artist Czauko Toda are simply fascinating.
Girodet: Romantic Rebel
“He interpreted his subjects in an evocative and dreamlike manner, often adding a strange, erotic charge. Increasingly he explored themes of a more Romantic nature, taking up subjects that involved irrational emotions and the exotic.” Also, see these additional scans from the Art Renewal Center
Mademoiselle Lange as Venus (1798)
The Saturday Evening Post Magazine Covers
These are great!
Sitting on the Diving Board
by Penrhyn Stanlaws (8/19/33)
Snazzy Jazzy Postcards
This is a nice spam-free collection of postcards.
I don’t care what happens that’s how I feel!
Howard Chandler Christy
The Christy Girl was a popular American image in the first half of the 20th century.
The Four Freedoms (1941-42)
Robert Bonfils Paperback Covers
See also Robert Bonfils Art Deco sketches
Turn Me On
African American Sheet Music (Plep
This is a large collection of scanned African American sheet music from 1820-1920 from Brown University.
Bandana Land (1907)
Photographs of Japan
Hand-colored albumen prints of Japan from the NY Public Library.
Playing Instruments and Dancing
Woman Using Cosmetic
Laura Satana’s Wicked Art
A very talented illustrator.
Haxan Cinema Prints 1922
These fascinating scans are from the Haxan documentary about witchcraft in 1922.
Haxan Cinema 1922
Esquire Cover Gallery
The New American Woman:
Through At 21 (1967)
Nixon’s Last Chance (1968)
Neverland, Amerika (MF
Great guerilla art photos!
We Do Not Torture People
The Obakemono Project (RaShOmoN
A wonderful collection of Japanese folklore spirits and demons.
A truly great illustrator, who was famous for his Time Magazine covers
Esquire, “Cybernetics” (1952)
Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
That Dipstick in Iran needs read this and get a real history lesson for a change.
Nazi Anti-Semitic Poster
Jason Limon (Neurastenia
The Man Who Wears Too Many Hats
The Buddha Project (MF
“The Buddha Project encourages people worldwide to participate by submitting photos of Buddha images.”
Japanese WWII Air-Raid Defense Posters
These are pretty chilling posters when you think how many people died during the fire bombing of Tokyo in March of 1945. Huge scans.
Attitude for “Air-Raid Defense”
Miles Davis & John Coltrane play SO WHAT Live in 1958 (PCL
Simply Sublime. So What is from Kind of Blue, which many consider one the greatest jazz albums in history.
John Coltrane And Miles Davis
This artist is a top notch illustrator.
Wilde Home for Wayward Catgirls
This is pretty clever site for anime catgirl lovers, but my favorite catgirl will always be Nuku Nuku
I like Megan’s embroideries. I’m not sure why, but I do.
Moonboots Dance Party (2005)
Hollywood Animation Archive Project (Art Dorks
There are a few Playboy cartoons if you are offended by such things as cartoon breasts.
Ernesto Garcia Cabral Lobby Card
David Alexander Smith (Cipango
I love the colors in these paintings.