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Some old books have hidden messages on the edge of their pages.

jcacciolagallery:

didyouknowblog2:

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This was done through a technique called “fore-edge painting,” which is an illustration that is hidden on the edge of the pages of the book. The technique allegedly dates back to the 1650s.

Amazing, you could draw all sorts of secret things on the edge and everyone would think it’s a normal book! 

(Source: didyouknowblog.com)

missioncomicsandartgallery:

Just did an interview with Aidan Koch while she completes a residency in France. Aidan will have a solo show at Mission Comics this August.
http://missioncomicsandartgallery.tumblr.com/aidankochinterview
chadwys:

Corpsica 6 (2013, collage on paper)Chad Wys (web/tumblr/fb/s6)
chadwys:

Mother, Will I Now Disappear?geological specimens on found ceramicChad Wys (web/tumblr/fb)
blastedheath:

Frits Thaulow (Norwegian, 1847-1906), Røyken (Les Fumées), 1898. Oil on canvas, 73 x 92 cm.
pacegallery:

Throwback Thursday: Mark Rothko in front of Panel Two and Panel Three of the Harvard Murals, Holyoke Center, January 1963. Photo: Elizabeth H. Jones, courtesy President and Fellows of Harvard College.
After extensive light-based conservation, Rothko’s Harvard Murals will be unveiled in November, coinciding with the reopening of the Harvard Art Museums. Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals will be on view from November 16, 2014 through July 26, 2015.


Conservators Marjorie Cohn, Sue Ellen Crampton, Gregory Smyrlian, Rhoda Burden, and Jean Lampton (Woodward) installing Panel One of the Harvard Murals, Holyoke Center, January 1963. Photo: Elizabeth H. Jones, courtesy President and Fellows of Harvard College.
Mark Rothko: The Watercolors 1941 - 1947 is on display at Pace, 32 East 57th Street, through Saturday, June 21, 2014.
nuuro:

Dali