July 19, 2014

design-is-fine:

Max Brückner, from his book Vielecke und Vielfläche, 1900. Leipzig, Germany. Via Bulatov.

Brückner extended the stellation theory beyond regular forms, and identified ten stellations of the icosahedron, including the complete stellation. wiki

(via sugarmeows)

July 10, 2014

(Source: zenfancy)

July 4, 2014
June 14, 2014
manlyloveofcomrades:

Manly Love of Comrades: A depository of homosexual angst

manlyloveofcomrades:

Manly Love of Comrades: A depository of homosexual angst

(Source: heylucifer, via homomagicus)

June 5, 2014
artofthedarkages:

“Reliquary of St. Simeon the Stylite”
A repousse plaque from a reliquary of St. Simeon the Stylite, a Syriac ascetic. St. Simeon sits atop a column and is tempted by the devil in the form of a snake while Christ descends in a mandorla. A Syriac inscription is faded at the bottom.
Cast out of gold and silver.
Made in the 590s, shortly after St. Simeon’s death, in the Levant portion of the Byzantine Empire. Found at Maarrat al-Nu’man in Syria. Currently held at the Louvre.

artofthedarkages:

Reliquary of St. Simeon the Stylite

A repousse plaque from a reliquary of St. Simeon the Stylite, a Syriac ascetic. St. Simeon sits atop a column and is tempted by the devil in the form of a snake while Christ descends in a mandorla. A Syriac inscription is faded at the bottom.

Cast out of gold and silver.

Made in the 590s, shortly after St. Simeon’s death, in the Levant portion of the Byzantine Empire. Found at Maarrat al-Nu’man in Syria. Currently held at the Louvre.

(via graveyarddirt)

June 4, 2014
June 3, 2014
enchantedsleeper:

Der Sieger (1898), Ottilie Roederstein (Swiss-German, 1859-1937)

enchantedsleeper:

Der Sieger (1898), Ottilie Roederstein (Swiss-German, 1859-1937)

(via flashandfootle)

May 20, 2014