Frantisek Kupka, Madame Kupka Among Verticals, 1910-11
This is incredible. I could stare at it all day.
Two Tlingit girls, Tsacotna and Natsanitna, wearing noserings, near Cooper River, Alaska, 1903.
we have the same nose-ring piercing. #drippinswaggoo
Aaron Douglas (1898-1979) was the Harlem Renaissance artist whose work best exemplified the ‘New Negro’ philosophy. He painted murals for public buildings and produced illustrations and cover designs for many black publications including The Crisis and Opportunity. In 1940 he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he founded the Art Department at Fisk University and tought for twenty nine years.