Wise as serpents, harmless as doves
sovietpostcards:

«Не подходи!» / Don’t Come Close! (1967) (by katya.)
by Yevgeniy Charushin

sovietpostcards:

«Не подходи!» / Don’t Come Close! (1967) (by katya.)
by Yevgeniy Charushin

koobaxion:

itscolossal:

A Giant Twisting Serpent Skeleton Emerges from the Loire River in France

it’s a fucking sculpture I almost shat a goddamn cathedral I thought the serpent lords had come to reclaim the fucking earth

beckyblackbooks:

Mortal enemies.

whitepeoplestealingculture:

medievalpoc:

cultureunseen:

http://society6.com/artist/replaceface

You know what’s funny? I think a lot of people view these images as interesting because they’re “unrealistic” or specifically because they feature men of color, anachronistic. I do like them, but I just wanted to add something….

For each of these implied anachronisms, there is a real painting of a real Man of Color from European Art History. (The text for each image is a link to learn more!)

A French Gentleman, c. 1800

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Toussaint L’Ouverture, c. 1790s

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Alexander Pushkin, 1899

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Portrait of Général Thomas Alexandre Dumas (father of author Alexandre Dumas)

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Raden Syarif Bustaman Saleh, Javanese Aristocrat and Artist in the Netherlands, 1840

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Olaudah Equiano, c. 1840s

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Abram Petrovich Gannibal, c. 1690s

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Chevalier de Saint-Georges, c. 1780s

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Ira Aldridge, Victorian Actor, c. 1840

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János Bihari, Composer, c. 1840

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The Postillion of Erddig House, 1730

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Jack Black of Ystumllyn, Wales, 1754

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A Young Eastern European Man c. 1750:

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P.S. my favorite from the OP is will.i.am!!!

MICHAEL

Yaaaas

Hand embroidered illustration, stitched art.” By Sam Gibson in the UK.

snorlaxatives:

why the fuck does everyone in the purge movies want to kill people if crime was legal i’d find a way to erase my student debt and also probably steal a bunch of new clothes

solochristo-christalone:

echus:

greatest thing on the internet

I’ll take 27 

this is the cutest thing my eyes have laid eyes on.

humansofnewyork:

“When my husband was dying, I said: ‘Moe, how am I supposed to live without you?’ He told me: ‘Take the love you have for me and spread it around.’”


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humansofnewyork:

“When my husband was dying, I said: ‘Moe, how am I supposed to live without you?’ He told me: ‘Take the love you have for me and spread it around.’”

Crying