Edward S. Curtis – Trace of the Past

Edward Sheriff Curtis (February 16, 1868 – October 19, 1952) was an American ethnologist and photographer of theAmerican West and of Native American peoples.

Photography ⋅ May 16, 2016

GEORGE SHIRAS – IN THE HEART OF THE DARK NIGHT

A keen observer of the animal world and a pioneer of wildlife photography,

Photography ⋅ May 15, 2016

Barry Moser- A River Runs Through it

Barry Moser (born 1940) is an artist, known as a printmaker and illustrator of numerous works of literature. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1940, Moser studied at the Baylor School, Auburn University, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and did graduate work at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He studied with Leonard Baskin. Some

Illustration ⋅ May 14, 2016

Robert McCall – The Spirit of Challenger

Robert Theodore McCall (December 23, 1919 – February 26, 2010) was a conceptual artist, known particularly for his works of space art.

Fantasy Art ⋅ May 2, 2016

Hideaki Anno-Neon Genesis Evangelion

Hideaki Anno (庵野 秀明 born May 22, 1960 in Ube, Yamaguchi) is a Japanese animator,

Futurist ⋅ April 29, 2016

Yakov Chernikhov-Constructivism

Yakov Georgievich Chernikhov (Яков Георгиевич Чернихов) (5 (17) December 1889 in Pavlograd, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire (now Pavlohrad, Ukraine) – 9 May 1951 in Moscow, Soviet Union) was a constructivist architect andgraphic designer. His books on architectural design published in Leningrad between 1927 and 1933 are amongst the most innovatory texts (and illustrations) of their

Architecture ⋅ April 21, 2016

Sydenham Edwards – Botanical Register

Sydenham Teast Edwards (1768 – 8 February 1819) was a natural history illustrator.

Illustration ⋅ April 10, 2016

Franz Sedlacek – New Objectivity

Franz Sedlacek (1891–1945) was an Austrian painter who belonged to the tradition known as “New Objectivity” (“neue Sachlichkeit”), an artistic movement similar to Magical Realism. At the end of the Second World War he “disappeared” as a soldier of the Wehrmacht somewhere in Poland.

Artists ⋅ March 28, 2016

VICTOR PAPANEK – DESIGN FOR REAL

Special thanks to all the people who gave me the opportunity to make designs for causes I believe in. My wish is to have more opportunities like these in the future.

Books ⋅ March 14, 2016

Martin Lewis – Quiet

Martin Lewis (1881–1962) was born in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia on 7 June 1881. He was the second of eight children and had a passion for drawing. At the age of 15, he left home and traveled in New South Wales, Australia, and in New Zealand, working as a pothole digger and a merchant seaman. He

Noir ⋅ March 7, 2016

Ivan Bilibin – Alkonost

Ivan Bilibin was born in Tarkhovka, a suburb of St. Petersburg. He studied in 1898 at Anton Ažbe Art School in Munich, then under Ilya Repin in St. Petersburg.

Illustration ⋅ February 29, 2016

Carl Otto Czeschka-Last February

Carl Otto Czeschka (22 October 1878, Vienna — 30 July, 1960, Hamburg) was an Austrian painter and graphic designer associated with the Wiener Werkstätte.

Artists ⋅ February 13, 2016

Federica Galli – i wish

Federica Galli was a prominent figure in the art of engraving in Italy. She passed away on the 6th February 2009 and entrusted her artistic legacy to a Foundation bearing her name. This Foundation was set up on the 17th July 2010 in Milan and it pursues the objective of safeguarding the name and work

Uncategorized ⋅ January 31, 2016

Philippe Caza – Psychedelic

Caza, the pseudonym of Philippe Cazaumayou (born November 14, 1941), is a French comics artist.

Fantasy Art ⋅ January 25, 2016

U.S. patents covering time keeping mechanisms

“An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots. It doesn’t matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again.” Charles Kettering

Inventions ⋅ January 10, 2016

Andrey Remnev – Tomorrow will be wind

Andrey Remnev birth place is Yakhroma town, in the vicinity of Moscow. It is situated on high hills, from where broad Bruegelian vistas are open.

Artists ⋅ December 23, 2015

Leo Buscaglia – Love is Life

Love might be one of the most quintessential capacities of the human condition. And yet, for all ourpoetic contemplation, psycho-scientific dissection, andanthropological exploration of it, we greatly underestimate the extent to which this baseline capacity — much like those for language, motion, and creativity — is a dynamic ability to be mastered and cultivated rather

Books ⋅ December 9, 2015

Vivian Maier – Finding

It is so inspiring to see that someone have found a way to say his story, to show his world. Vivian Dorothy Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer. Maier worked for about forty years as a nanny, mostly in Chicago’s North Shore, pursuing photography during her spare time.

Photography ⋅ December 8, 2015

FRANK BUCHWALD – Let there be light

FRANK BUCHWALD DESIGNER AND MANUFACTURER OF FURNITURE, LIGHTS, AND OBJECTS

Steampunk ⋅ November 29, 2015

KILIAN ENG – The Inspired Future

Kilian Eng is an artist from Stockholm, Sweden. He creates his own environment and his amazing retro futuristic illustrations are just marvelous. Kilian Eng Website

Uncategorized ⋅ November 16, 2015