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Today's Birthday: John Singleton Copley

Today's Birthday: John Singleton Copley

11 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

July 03, 1738. John Singleton Copley (1738 - 1815) was an American painter, born presumably in Boston, Massachusetts, and a son of Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Irish. He is famous for his portrait paintings of important figures in colonial New England, depicting in particular middle-class subjects. His paintings were innovative in their tendency to depict artifacts relating to these individuals' lives. In this image: Teri Hensick, conservator of the paintings at Harvard University's Straus Center for Conservation, points to a painting entitled, "Monmouth Before James II" at the...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

Courtesy of SO? Architects: SO? Architecture&Ideas Location: Edirne, Turkey Lead Architects: Sevince Bayrak, Oral Göktaş Design Team: Şeyma Erdal, Cansu Özay, Metincan Güzel... Read more ...

Action Comics: 1940

Action Comics: 1940

April 1940. "Popcorn stand in Globe, Arizona." Where we can pick up a slightly dog-eared copy of Famous Funnies or Action Comics 23 for a dime. Decisions, decisions! Medium... Read more ...

1767 Sailing the Indian River

1767 Sailing the Indian River

Painted this one today, it was from a photo I took at JayCee Park here in Fort Pierce. The sailing class was there and it was a lot of fun watching the boats. The painting is 5... Read more ...

Escher. Born today in 1898. Dutch graphic artist, lithographer, woodcuts...

Escher. Born today in 1898. Dutch graphic artist, lithographer, woodcuts, mezzotints

June 17, 1898. Maurits Cornelis Escher was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. In this image: Installation view... Read more ...

E.L. Bowman Grocery: 1939

E.L. Bowman Grocery: 1939

March 1940. "Grocery store and filling station in the high plains. Dawson County, Texas." Medium format negative by Russell Lee. View full size. Read more ...

Lavender Field Splendor 2..Pastel.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

Lavender Field Splendor 2..Pastel.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

This image was done as a demonstration during my last France workshop. It was to show students DRAMA in the skies. I did a watercolor demo of a similar subject which I will... Read more ...

The Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque Photographed by Bahaa Ghoussainy

The Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque Photographed by Bahaa Ghoussainy

© Bahaa Ghoussainy In the town of Moukhtara, Mount Lebanon , L.E.FT Architects have transformed a 100-square-meter structure into a symbolic, picturesque mosque. The Amir... Read more ...

Pulse 2 Year Memorial

Pulse 2 Year Memorial

June 12, 2018 marked 2 years since the massacre of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Barbara Poma the owner of the club held a vigil at the nightclub to honor those... Read more ...

Larger Than Life: 1939

Larger Than Life: 1939

August 1939. "Oilfield truck driver and his son sitting on front porch. Seminole, Oklahoma." Happy Father's Day from Shorpy! Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm... Read more ...

V House of Dashilar / hyperSity

V House of Dashilar / hyperSity

Exterior View. Image Courtesy of hyperSity Architects: hyperSity Location: Xicheng, China Lead Architect: Yang Shi, Shaojun Li Design Team: Manyu Yin, Ling Yang, Gaoliang... Read more ...