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IWR Art And Culture Archive


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Three Beauties (1793)

The Golden Girl of Africa

Ryan Heshka’s Electroladylux

Mieko Minazumi

Bosch Action Figures

An Art Deco Shanghai Girl

Snow 1939

Thurston The Great

Auco and the Dragon

Betty Boop

Spring by Hawase Hasui (1925)

Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Girl by the Sea 1990

Fantastic Flyers

Art Blogs
Alive in Kyoto
Art Dorks
Bibi’s box
Coudal Partners
Exclamation Mark
Indigo Blog
Penny Dreadful
Scout Report
Sugar ‘N Spicy

Art Museums
Andrés Blaisten
Brooklyn Museum
Hagi Uragami
Library of Congress
Museo del Prado
National Gallery of Art

The Hermitage
The Met

The Tate
Tokyo National
Vietnam Veterans

Digital Archives
Academy of Natural Sciences
Cornell Library
Indy Magazine
Japanalia Postcards
Nude Masterpieces
NY Public Library
Web Gallery of Art

Art Zines/Indexes
American Art Archives
Art History Resouces
Ch/Ja Art History
Folio Planet
Lingnan School
Museums List
NY Arts
Tokyo Art Beat

Universes in Universe

Favorite Artists
Henry Clive
Amy Crehore
Ryan Heshka
Seonna Hong
LeUyen Pham
Coles Phillips





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.

Untitled Work

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.

The Oni

Boris ArtzybasheffBibi’s
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

James Jean
This artist is a top notch illustrator.

Invasion (2005)

Wilde Home for Wayward Catgirls
This is pretty clever site for anime catgirl lovers, but my favorite catgirl will always be Nuku Nuku

Catgirl Aphrodite

Megan Whitmarsh
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.

The Barn

January 2006

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