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Majestic might not be enough to describe this young Dinka with his cattle. Travel to Sudan with this picture by @africanceremonies

#africa #sudan #dinka #beautiful #majestic #google #photography #art #culture #travel


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Wearing pink on a Wednesday is always a good idea to break up the monotony of a long week! ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŽ€ Browse the album to get some inspiration:
1/ 'DaVinci,' Hyung Koo Kang
2/ 'Clam Gatherers,' Edward Moran
3/ 'Birthday party still life,' Antonin Strizek
4/ 'Barry Humphries in the character of Mrs Everage,' John Brack
5/ 'Anno 2014,' Elio Fiorucci
6/ 'Red Cabbage,' Kim Geonil

#pink #color #wearingpink #beautiful #fun #google #art #culture #davinci


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Actress and music artist Bjรถrk celebrates her birthday today! Do you know how to say 'happy birthday' in Icelandic? Tell us in the comments!
Picture: cover from her 'Vulnicura' album, Maiko Takeda, from the collection of the @jflf.or.jp

#bjork #music #cover #vulnicura #MaikoTakeda #Google #art #culture #beautiful


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The Venus of Willendorf @nhmwien is known as the oldest artwork of all time... It is about 29,500 year old ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Can you picture the person who created this such a long time ago? Staggering!
#venus #willendorf #vienna #artefact #history #art #culture #prehistory #google #sculpture #beautiful #beauty #body


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Toga party anyone? ๐Ÿค˜๐ŸŽ‰ Join in the fun in this painting by Eustache Le Sueur, born #OnThisDay in 1616. This artwork can be appreciated at @gettymuseum

#botd #getty #togaparty #antiquity #greekmyth #legends #gods #triton #poseidon #google #art #culture


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Distorted staircase? Buildings? What do you see in this painting by Wyndham Lewis? He was born #OnThisDay in 1882. Painting on display at #SoundAndMusic

#WyndhamLewis #anniversary #museum #collection #google #art #culture painting #futurism #cubism


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Is it a nose๐Ÿ‘ƒ or a fruit ๐Ÿ‘? Have a guess! Browse the album to find out what Jean-Baptiste-Simรฉon Chardin painted in this artwork from the @chryslermuseum

#chardin #zoomin #fruit #stilllife #painting #google #art #culture #beautiful


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Wouldn't you love walking down this corridor? It's in Walmer Castle in Kent, UK. Visit it in style with @englishheritage

#england #walmercastle #interiordesign #beautiful #corridor #carpet #green #inlovewithgreen #google #art #culture #englishheritage

Walmer Castle & Gardens
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Our #WCW is none other than Georgia O'Keeffe! She was born #OnThisDay in 1887. Try deciphering this painting, on display at @okeeffemuseum

#womancrushwednesday #okeeffe #beautiful #stilllife #painting #art #culture #google


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Lose yourself in Claude Monet's "Wisteria" ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒบ. It seems appropriate: he was born #OnThisDay in 1840. Enjoy this painting at @gemeentemuseum Check out our story to see how deep your love for and knowledge about Claude Monet is!

#monet #story #instastory #beautiful #waterlillies #blue #flower #color #masterpiece #google #art #culture


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The new set for #GOT? No, just Dunstanburgh Castle in northern England. ๐Ÿฐ Visit it with @englishheritage

#england #beautiful #landscape #castle #view #google #art #culture #history #preservation


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Auguste Rodin was born #OnThisDay in 1840. He is famous for his "Thinker" sculptures ๐Ÿค”, which can be found accross the globe. This sculpture - 'The Three Shades' - can be seen at @ncartmuseum

#rodin #sculpture #shades #bronze #google #art #culture #beautiful #masterpiece #genius


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Paul Signac was born #OnThisDay in 1863.
Browse this album to admire a few of his works and see how he developed the pointillist style.
1/ 'The Port of Rotterdam' at the @boijmans
2/ 'The Lagoon of Saint Mark, Venice' at the @chryslermuseum
3/ 'Canal of Overschie' at the #OharaMuseumofArt
4/ 'Le Pont des Arts' at the @museum_folkwang
5/ 'Evening (le soir)' at the @ngadc
6/ 'Antibes. Morning' at the @nationalmuseuminwarsaw

#pointillism #impressionism #dot #painting #lanscape #signac #beautiful #google #art #culture #blue #green #purple


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Behind the picture of these two boys trying to entertain themselves, there is more to understand... Eighteen century viewers might also see in these splashing bubbles a way to depict the fleetingness of life, according to the @ngadc where you can find this artwork.
#chardin #soapbubbles #life #philosophy #nationalgallery #painting #google #art #culture


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This looks kaleidoscopic!
Satsuma Kiriko is a kind of cut glass, a traditional craft from Japan.
This example comes from the Kyoto Women's University's Lifestyle Design Laboratory

#cutglass #beautiful #blue #precious #kaleidoscope #art #culture #google #kyoto #japan #craft


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"Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.โ€ โ€“ Dorothea Lange, iconic American photographer and photojournalist. ๐Ÿ“ท courtesy of @artsmia

#dorothealange #picoftheday #picture #photography #photojournalism #blackandwhite #portrait #woman #beautiful #art #google #culture


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In Everett Shin's 'White Ballet', we're sitting in a captivated audience!
The American artist was born #OnThisDay in 1876. He's known as a realist painter, but also as a member of the 'Ash Can school,' a group of artists depicting daily life in poor New York neighborhoods.
Artwork from the @americanartmuseum.

#everettshin #ashcanschool #whiteballet #anniversary #google #art #culture #smithsonian #nyc #ballet #dance


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Do you know this moustache and this hypnotic gaze?
Here's a painting of Salvador Dalรญ by Korean artist Hyung Koo Kang, painted in 1998. He also painted famous people such as Audrey Hepburn, Princess Diana or Abraham Lincoln. You can see this artwork at #KoreanArtMuseumAssociation

#dali #portrait #gaze #blueeyes #moustache #artist #HyungKooKang #google #art #culture


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It's Saturday! Who's up for a cup of tea with "The Sisters," by Berthe Morisot ๐Ÿ‘ฏ Find this artwork at @ngadc!

#saturday #sisters #afternoon #tea #chill #google #art #culture #painting


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Mark Rothko was clearly ahead of the 'color block' trend ๐Ÿ˜‰.
"Untitled" ๐Ÿ”ถ๐Ÿ”ด can be admired at @museoguggenheim

#rothko #color #yellow #red #beautiful #powerful #google


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French queen Marie-Antoinette was born #OnThisDay in 1755. This artwork of her holding a rose ๐ŸŒน was painted by Elisabeth Vigรฉe Le Brun in 1783, her official portraitist. Admire this portrait at @chateauversailles

#versailles #marieantoinette #vigeelebrun #portrait #painting #google #art


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Are you wondering what's in this letter too? ๐Ÿ“œ The great Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer was famous thanks to his paintings of domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. This painting can be admired at @rijksmuseum #vermeer #girl #reading #animatedartwork #art #painting #culture #google


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๐Ÿ˜ˆ Will you dare to look at the spookiest artworks ever? Take a ride on the haunted ghost train! โ€‹#halloween #ghosttrain #spooky #spookyart #artworks #painting #art #culture #google >The Scream by Edvard Munch @themunchmuseum >Head of a skeleton with a burning cigarette by Vincent Van Gogh @vangoghmuseum , >Princess Takiyasha summons a skeleton spectre to frighten Mitsukuni by Utagawa Kuniyoshi @britishmuseum , >The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Joos Van Craesbeeck @kunsthalle_ka , >Witches Sabbath by Francisco de Goya @museolazarogaldiano , >The Nightmare by Johann Heinrich Fรผssli @diadetroit , >Actor Onoe Kikugoro III as the Ghost of the Wet Nurse Iohata by Utagawa Kunisada @freersackler


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โ›ต๏ธ Sail away to this peaceful river's landscape by Alfred Sisley, born #OnThisDay in 1839. The Impressionist painter represented here the Lock of Saint-Mammas, in France. This painting can be appreciated at @nelsonatkins #impressionism #blue #river #painting #sisley #art #animatedartwork #peaceful #landscape #beautiful #culture #google


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This artwork is from Vietnamese artist, Le Hai Trieu, painted in 2015. It can be admired at @imago_mundi_art #painting #artwork #art #google #culture #vietnam #woman #red #grey


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This blue is so iconic! It was created by Yves Klein, if you see the color again you can be sure it's a signature work by the artist. You can admire this one up close @museoguggenheim ๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ”ต๐Ÿ”ท #art #painting #yvesklein #yveskleinblue #blue #artwork #google #culture


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To mark the end of the #HispanicHeritageMonth celebration, @katieangeltv speaks about her favorite Latino street artists. Watch our video to (re) discover inspiring thoughts and works by Toofly, Alexis Diaz and Kaรฏโžก๏ธgoo.gl/bkjQ77 #google #art #culture #HHM #heritage #Hispanic #celebration #KatieAngel


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Lose yourself in the winding walls of the incredible @museoguggenheim in Bilbao, Spain, with @johantonnoir and @trashhand . Browse the album to immerse yourself in the museum. Pictures by @trashhand Check our movie hereโžก๏ธgoo.gl/V6rf8Y
#guggenheimbilbao #bilbao #urbex #urbanexploration #frankgehry #spain #google #arts #culture


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Are you frightened or amazed by this mosaic mask of Quetzalcoatl, a Mesoamerican divinity often pictured as a feathered snake?
You can see it at the @britishmuseum

#Quetzalcoatl #aztec #miztec #culture #snake #history #civilization #britishmuseum #mozaic #mask


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Feeling a little blue? ๐Ÿ˜“ Fight off the #MondayBlues ๐ŸŒ€ with these photographs by Anna Atkins. She was a botanist who became a photography pioneer. This photo can be admired at the @natural_history_museum

#bluemonday #monday #blue #beautiful #plant #botanic #photography #earlyphotography #annaatkins #google #art #culture


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