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The Odyssey of Homer

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Sir William Russell Flint, in his earlier days, used a classic art style to illustrate some of the great classics of literature. And ho
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Wampum Snake - Catesby's Natural History

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Plate number II 58 from Mark Catesby's Natural History Of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands
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Folio 1r - In principio...; the Creation - The Aberdeen Bestiary

Folio 1r - In principio...; the Creation - The Aberdeen Bestiary | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it

TEXT: Genesis 1:1-5.

ILLUSTRATION: the Creation of Heaven and Earth. The first sentence of the book is incorporated into the illustration with the wording on alternating blue and pink ground.

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The Rooms They Left Behind

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After the deaths of these 10 notable people, The New York Times photographed their private spaces — as they left them.
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Sparkling starscapes caught on camera - BBC News

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Stunning photographs of starry nights over South East Asia
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The first abstract artist? (And it's not Kandinsky) | Tate

The first abstract artist? (And it's not Kandinsky) | Tate | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it
Wassily Kandinsky is generally regarded as the pioneer of abstract art. However, a Swedish woman called Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) might claim that title.
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Heath Robinson: a museum fit for the cobbled-together contraption king

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Wiggling ducts, jumbles of planks, coils of cable … William Heath Robinson’s peculiar genius has been given the perfect home
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Gallery of Charles Moore: Going Against the Grain

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A hot summer's day at Lovejoy Fountain, Portland. Image Courtesy of Charles Moore Archive

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The Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (1416) - Online Library of Liberty

The Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (1416) - Online Library of Liberty | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it
betrothal in 1410 of Charles d'Orleans and Bonne d'Armagnac, the daughter of Bernard d'Armagnac and the grand-daughter of the Duc de Berry.
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Vincent Laforet's night aerials of New York – in pictures

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Vincent Laforet’s high altitude helicopter flight over New York at night
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20 photos of Mexico's breathtaking Day of the Dead festival

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"This year, El Día de los Muertos (or the Day of the Dead) started on October 31 and will end two days later. For the holiday, families across Mexico gather in cemeteries and public squares to honor their deceased loved ones in traditional costumes and makeup."

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Baroque-Inspired Portraits Celebrate the Beauty of Black Girls’ Natural Hair

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CreativeSoul Photography is changing standards of beauty with their series Afro Art. The portraits of girls show them rocking their natural hair.
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The 50 Most Iconic Designs of Everyday Objects26. Converse Sneakers

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They're all around you.
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Photographer Captures Colorful Mushrooms in Vibrant Arrangements

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Specializing in vibrant nature photography, photographer Jill Bliss captures the range of colors found in clusters of mushrooms.
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Ventanas del mundo, un fotógrafo captura la esencia de varias ciudades a través de sus ventanas - Cultura Inquieta

Ventanas del mundo, un fotógrafo captura la esencia de varias ciudades a través de sus ventanas - Cultura Inquieta | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it
Las ventanas son esos ojos al mundo desde las profundidades de los hogares y los rincones más íntimos, donde nos asomamos a la vida y tomamos e
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Beautiful Vintage Light Bulbs Feature Luminous Floral Filaments

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Vintage light bulb filaments offer a timeless beauty, like those produced by Aerolux Light Their artful bulbs featured filaments shaped like flowers.
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A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke

A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it
Restorers painstakingly removed varnish and overpainting from a 15th-century work, after new scanning technology revealed that what lay below was stunning.
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Pounce! Kittens caught mid-leap – in pictures

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California-based photographer Seth Casteel made his name taking photographs of dogs underwater, but before that, he was snapping cats on land
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On a moonlit night: witchcraft in rural Portugal – in pictures

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Portuguese photographer Tito Mouraz casts a spell with his series The House of the Seven Women, conjuring witches, mists and seductive mysteries
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Exotic Cosmic Locales Available as Space Tourism Posters

Exotic Cosmic Locales Available as Space Tourism Posters | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it
Fourteen space travel posters of colorful, exotic cosmic settings are now available free for downloading and printing.
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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Oh, you pretty things! | Scoop.it
In 1692 an artist known only as "A. Boogert" sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two,

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Daniel House's curator insight, May 7, 2014 3:52 PM

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