In worlds, we perish
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First century Roman mosaic with the Greek motto, ‘Know Thyself.’
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~   Jorge Luis Borges (via tattoosandtravels)

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Lagos, Nigeria
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Émile Vernet-Lecomte: Aimée, A Young Egyptian (Detail), 1869 
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Portrait of a Young Woman of Frankfurt (c. 1480-1485)
Sandro Botticelli
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Serbian Nozh Dagger

  • Dated: first half of the 19th century
  • Measurements: overall length 32.5 cm

With fine, intricately filigreed silver hilt of cylindrical form, the dagger is set with multiple corals on each surface. It has a straight, single-edged blade with profiling and fuller along the spine, with long clipped tip struck with stars and crescents. In its embossed in its silver scabbard with bead finial

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Jean Cocteau
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Bust of the Aztec deity Centeotl, late 19th-century photo by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), courtesy of the Library of Congress.
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Στο πάλκο με το μπουζούκι ο Γ. Λαύκας
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"A work of art doesn’t have to be explained. If you do not have any feeling about this, I cannot explain it to you. If this doesn’t touch you, I have failed." —Louise Bourgeois

Looking back at Louise Bourgeois's Helping Hands (1993–96), relocated from Chicago’s Jane Addams Memorial Park to Chicago Women’s Park in 2011, and featured in Art21’s 2001 Identity episode.

WATCH: Louise Bourgeois in Identity [available in the U.S. only] | Additional videos

IMAGES: Production stills from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 1 episode, Identity, 2001. © Art21, Inc. 2001.

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teardown // late 2013 // panasonic dmc-zs15 (by Georg Nickolaus)
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Opaque  by  andbamnan