January 7, 2015, like September 11, was a tragic day for western democracies. Terrorists killed the editorial staff of Charlie Hebdo, the most influential satirical French weekly magazine. There was a worldwide outpouring of outrage, grief and support, and in solidarity, the phrase “Je Suis Charlie” began appearing around the world in all different forms,… Learn more ›
Japanese-born Foujita was famous for his paintings of women and cats. Towards the end of his life, he converted to Christianity, adopted Leonard as his first name, and devoted himself to painting religious scenes. Clearly from the days before he found God, this invitation to the 1926 Fourth Ball of AAAA tempts the viewer with… Learn more ›
From a balcony overgrown with ancient vines and flora, we gaze across the rocky landscape at the mythical island of Capri, a famous resort area since Roman times.
From time to time this terrific Edward Gorey advertisement for the New York City Ballet will show up with a black background. It is much rarer to find this beautiful burgundy version.
Cocorico was a magazine published between 1898 and 1902. As a literary and artistic publication, its main role was to promote the Art Nouveau movement and its primary artists included Grun, Mucha, Steinlen, de Feure, Villon and many others. In all, there were 63 issues. The name of the periodical is the French term for… Learn more ›