Fall out
10.04.14/21:32/ 3269

The Beautiful Polish Girl
Hans Purrmann - 1962
10.04.14/21:28/ 39

The Bather, Detail.
by Etienne Adolphe Piot
10.04.14/21:27/ 577

these are the tales they tell (1953 ed.)
that’s pittsburgh fakelore icon joe magarac on the cover there
10.04.14/21:23/ 31


Costumes in the Deccan, circa 1700. Ankle grazing kurtas/anarkalis seem to have a long history-though not always evident from the paintings often these seem to be worn with chudidars beneath.
In the paintings:  A princess flying a kite with a female attendant on a terrace: a princess releasing doves on a terrace with a female attendant standing before her holding a hookah; a princess offering a cup to a prince (gouache and gold on paper), 

Portrait of two women, ca. 1850s. (by bontjed)
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25 year old Chen Yen-hui recreates makeup looks from the Tang dynasty

click here for more Tang dynasty eyebrows!


An Angel Playing a Harp - An Allegory of Music. 17th.century. The Lombard School. oil/canvas.
28.03.14/09:06/ 99


In order to become the supreme adult, you must perform the seven wonders:

  • Public speaking
  • Not being afraid of teenagers
  • Calling the doctor yourself
  • Taxes
  • Arguing without crying
  • Having a normal sleep pattern
  • Having an answer to the question ‘what do you want to do with your life?’
Canvas  by  andbamnan