Bits from culture, art, science and history


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Aug 1, 2014
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Paul, Stella and James, Scotland, 1982. Linda McCartney. Platinum print

Paul, Stella and James, Scotland, 1982. Linda McCartney. Platinum print


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Aug 1, 2014
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Dive. Michela Picchi. Collage

Dive. Michela Picchi. Collage


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Aug 1, 2014
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Speeding Train (Treno in corsa), 1922. Ivo Pannaggi. Oil on canvas.

Speeding Train (Treno in corsa), 1922. Ivo Pannaggi. Oil on canvas.


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Aug 1, 2014
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The Straw Hat, 1906. Émile Joachim Constant Puyo. Gum bichromate print.

The Straw Hat, 1906. Émile Joachim Constant Puyo. Gum bichromate print.


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Aug 1, 2014
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 La Tajine Aux Citron. Christian Dalibert (1946-). Oil on canvas

 La Tajine Aux Citron. Christian Dalibert (1946-). Oil on canvas


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Jul 31, 2014
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Metaphysical Still Life, 1918. Giorgio Morandi. Canvas

Metaphysical Still Life, 1918. Giorgio Morandi. Canvas


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Jul 31, 2014
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 Ask for Stamina - Self-supporting trousers, c. 1950s. Walter Jardine (1884-1970).

 Ask for Stamina - Self-supporting trousers, c. 1950s. Walter Jardine (1884-1970).


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Jul 31, 2014
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Bridge near Encarnacion. Ferrocarril Central Mexicano (c.1891). William Henry Jackson.

Bridge near Encarnacion. Ferrocarril Central Mexicano (c.1891). William Henry Jackson.


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Jul 31, 2014
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Marilyn Monroe at a Bookstore. Andre De Dienes. Silver print

Marilyn Monroe at a Bookstore. Andre De Dienes. Silver print


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Jul 31, 2014
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Urban landscape, 1922. Mario Sironi. Oil on canvas

Urban landscape, 1922. Mario Sironi. Oil on canvas


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Jul 30, 2014
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 Poster for Pippermint liqueur, 1896-1900. Jules Cheret (1836-1932).

 Poster for Pippermint liqueur, 1896-1900. Jules Cheret (1836-1932).


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Jul 30, 2014
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Lost Persons, Pasadena, 1963. Elliott Erwitt. Gelatin silver print

Lost Persons, Pasadena, 1963. Elliott Erwitt. Gelatin silver print