Happy birthday, Richard Diebenkorn! Seawall, Diebenkorn’s seminal landscape from 1957, seamlessly integrates representation with the formal properties of Abstract Expressionism. Get lost in the artist’s raw, gestural brushwork by zooming in on the Google Art Project’s gigapixel scan of the painting.Want to learn more about the art of Richard Diebenkorn as it pertains to space? Check out this archived Google Art Talk on the subject, which includes further discussion of Seawall.
Richard Diebenkorn (American, 1922–1993). Seawall, 1957. Oil on canvas. Gift of Phyllis G. Diebenkorn. 1995.96

“Choir of Angels from Paradise”, detail from the Beethoven Frieze, Secession Building, Vienna. 1902, Gustav Klimt.

~ Sadie - Joanna Newsom 

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" Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. "
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince  (via ceedling)

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Towed-Diver Surveys Provide Fantastic Photos of Reef Sharks
Downtown Berkeley in 1910 with a train of new Key Route 500s ready for a quick run down University Ave to the pier.
( J. Stashik collection, via Bay Area Rails)

Babylonian Stone weight in the shape of a Grasshopper. Mesopotamia, 18th-17th Century BC. Material : Haematite.

Love the lines
California Beauty Week, Mark Hopkins Hotel, auspices of San Francisco Chronicle (c. 1927) Swadley, W. Wesley, via Library of Congress

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