unknowngenre:

3D Pavement Drawings by Julian Beever

Anamorphic illusions are drawn in a special distortion in order to create an impression of 3 dimensions when seen from one particular viewpoint.

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tiagogomex:

Johannes Vermeer

1. The Astronomer, 1668

2. The Geographer, 1669

p-lanet-e-arth:

Studies for the Transfiguration - Raphael
the-garden-of-delights:

"La Soirée" (detail) by Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1938).

the-garden-of-delights:

"La Soirée" (detail) by Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1938).

enginekid88photos:

Theodore Robinson (1852-1896) - Portrait of Monet, Cyanotype

enginekid88photos:

Theodore Robinson (1852-1896) - Portrait of Monet, Cyanotype

lunacylover:

Edward Okuń (Polish, 1872-1945), “Cztery struny skrzypiec" (‘Four Strings of the Violin’) - symbolical scene of a violinist’s death, 1914

What is art? A declaration of love: the consciousness of our dependence on each other. A confession. An unconscious act that nonetheless reflects the true meaning of life—love and sacrifice.
Andrei Tarkovsky (via tierradentro)
polyeucte-de-melitena:

Samuel John Peploe (Scottish, 1871-1935), Waves, c. 1903. Oil on wood, 16 x 24 cm.

polyeucte-de-melitena:

Samuel John Peploe (Scottish, 1871-1935), Waves, c. 1903. Oil on wood, 16 x 24 cm.