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blastedheath:

Enrique Martínez Celaya (Cuban/American, b. 1964), The Wind Over the Poppy Field, 2008. Oil and wax on canvas, 92 x 118 in.
1910-again:

Jacques Gautier d’Agoty, an illustration from Myologie complette en couleur et grandeur naturelle 1746.

design-is-fine:

Léon Bonvin, landscapes, 1859-1866. More: Walters Art Museum, USA.

"He had but the cold hours of the morning or the heavy hours of the night in which to draw and paint his water-colors" … Despite displaying great talent, Bonvin was largely unrecognized by his contemporaries. In 1866 he hanged himself at the age of 32, apparently due to financial difficulties. More: thewalters.org

(via deathcloaks)

raybolger:

cute first date ideas: investigating paranormal cases across the united states and uncovering a major government conspiracy to hide the truth about the existence of extraterrestrials

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fletchingarrows:

who-:

How the gravity of nature and the silence startle you, when you stand face to face with her, undistracted, before a barren ridge or in the desolation of ancient hills
 guy sargent

the bruised and bleeding earth
vulturechow:


Sam Szafran, Escalier 54 Rue de Seine, 1960

I have reoccurring dreams about racing through buildings like this. Sometimes almost flying down the staircases
thehollowsquare:

lapland, polly bird balitro

by Laura Lucía Sanz,

see more of her artwork at http://www.flickr.com/photos/_lola/

(via thehiddenscience)


The Surf, 1883
Arnold Böcklin

A River Landscape in Winter, Johann Jungblut. Germany (1860 - 1912)
invisiblestories:

"The recruits of 1914 have the look of ghosts. They are queuing up to be slaughtered: they are already dead." - Geoff Dyer, The Missing of the Somme
[Image: Austrian soldier at the wooden trenches during WWI, Eastern Europe, 1915, via deathandmysticism]
deadpaint:

Claude Monet, Stom at Belle-Isle
piratedistributing:

Unknown Flemish artist, Portrait of an elderly lady of the van Heemstra family of Friesland, detail (1617)
1910-again:

Victor Hugo, Spot c.1866-1868
thusreluctant:

The Gust of Wind by Léon Spilliaert