Belly Dancers and Harem Girls
This is a great collection of images on harem girls and belly dancers.
Claudette Colbert in Cleopatra 1934
- Road to Enlightenment
An excellent collection of Southeast Asian Buddhist art from the Carlton Rochell gallery.
Prajnaparamita with Monks 12th Century
- DI Cavalcanti
Artist Di Cavalcanti is one of the great contributors to the development and modernization of art in Brazil.
Female with Stairs 1929
- Eternal Egypt
Panel Portrait of a Woman 160-170 AD
The Splendors of China’s Forbidden City
The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong.
Court lady 1700-22
Shiori Matsumoto (Sugar N’ Spicy)
These are great!
Nagasaki University Old Picture Database (MF)
This is an extensive collection of images from the Bakumatsu-Meiji Period of Japan.
Girl in Kimono in the Meiji Era
Girl at the Graveyard
STARDUST Aerogel Photos
- Eve and the Identity of Women
“The story of Eve and its many misogynistic interpretations have over the centuries defined the image of woman in Western civilization.”
Lilith by John Collier 1887
- Paul Klee
Paul Klee on Art: “Art does not reproduce the visible, it makes visible.”
- The Paintings of Katherine Dinger
I like these. Here is a tutorial on how she created the pinup image below.
- Drawings of Jim Dine
“Jim Dine is a consummate draftsman whose images of tools, large-scale nudes, self-portraits, and studies from nature and after antiquity are among the most accomplished and beautiful drawings of our time.”
Pinocchio with Clippers 2002
- Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (Plep)
“Yoshitoshi Tsukioka was the last and greatest genius of traditional ukiyo-é.”
The Strong Woman Takashima Oiko 1890
- Luca Matti (Cipango)
These intriguing images remind me a bit of the work of Escher.
La Sitta Sorda 2003
- Jeff Bohlander Illustration (Life In The Present)
These are great.
The E-Commerce Connection
- Chiura Obata (Plep)
I liked the images of California, and this beautiful print of Mono Lake in particular.
Morning at Mono Lake 1930
Dolls of Innocence
This is an amazing exhibit of dolls from Japan.
Doll by Yamayoshi Yuriko
Kai Akemi’s fascinating gallery of dolls from Japan.
Venessa Beecroft’s surreal doll-like photographic compositions.
From the 1996 VB18 Exhibit
These are beautiful.
Misty Moon 1931
Tatoo Man’s Battle 1996
Lesley Reppeteaux (Neurastenia)
The Nightmare Sisters
The Buddhist Protector: Yama Dharmaraja (Plep)
Yama Dharmaraja Mandala 1700s
Black Ships & Samurai (MF)
American Warship @1854
NYT Article and slide show on the Gauguin exhibit currently at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
Two Tahitian Women, 1899
Indian Miniature Paintings – 1410 to 1976
From the UC Berkeley, BAM/FA Museum.
Shiva from early 1800’s
50 Years of Burrowing Gently Into Czech Culture
NYT profile of animator Zdenek Miler and a nice gallery of Krtek images.
Krtek the Mole In Outer Sapce
Visual Arts of Japan
A Georgetown University exhibit.
Sunrise by Narazaki Eisho
I like the intimacy of Lisa’s artwork.
Richard May (Neurastenia)
Weird stuff from Russia.
Mary Ellen Mark
Twenty fascination photos of twins.
Japan Medicine Package Museum (Geisha)
These are great. [Babelfish]
Burpee – Cover Gallery
These are nice on the eyes.
1890 Front Cover
- Minneapolis Institute of Arts
MIA has an extensive collection of over 1700 images from Asia and an interesting exhibit on the art of world religions.
Love for a Farmer’s Wife
Utamaro Kitagawa c. 1795-1796
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo c. 1650-65
American Posters of World War One from the collection of Roger N. Mohovich.
The Spirit of America
Stamps of Japan
Ukiyo-e print 1958
Vintage British Railway Posters
I’ll see you at Aberystwyth
Bruce Angrave, d.1983
- George Bellows at the NGA
I love the colors in the painting of the nude below.
Nude with Hexagonal Quilt, 1924
- Art of Susanne Iles
Nu Kua, Chinese Creation Goddess