Art Galia

aleyma:

Mantle, made in Spain, 1804-07 (source).

aleyma:

Mantle, made in Spain, 1804-07 (source).

lucienballard:

MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF CLOSED HELICAL GROOVED BEARINGS.

Luigi Campedelli

c 1955

Height 23 cm

Diameter 22.3 cm

Weight 547 g

Materials nylon, brass

A red nylon stretched over a brass castle depicts the development of the surface that the model is meant to represent. It is a surface generated by the movement uniform helical (helical surface or helix) of a straight line (hence “striped”) which meets the axis of the helix (then “closed”) and that is not perpendicular to said axis (ie “oblique”).

source Museo Scienza

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cavetocanvas:

Antonio Canova, Cupid and Psyche, 1786-93

cavetocanvas:

Antonio Canova, Cupid and Psyche, 1786-93

cavetocanvas:

John Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare, 1781

cavetocanvas:

John Henry FuseliThe Nightmare, 1781

cavetocanvas:

Francisco Goya, The Third of May, 1808, 1814
Things to think about when studying:
What historical event does Goya depict?
How does he portray the different figures? How does this piece function as propaganda, and what “side” does Goya take?

cavetocanvas:

Francisco Goya, The Third of May, 1808, 1814

Things to think about when studying:

  • What historical event does Goya depict?
  • How does he portray the different figures? How does this piece function as propaganda, and what “side” does Goya take?

mademoisellelapiquante:

Virgin and Child with Canon van der Paele | Jan Van Eyck (detail) | 1434-36

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cavetocanvas:

Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa, 1819
Things to think about when studying:
What historical event does Géricault depict?
How does he use composition and other formal elements to heighten the drama of the work?

cavetocanvas:

Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa, 1819

Things to think about when studying:

  • What historical event does Géricault depict?
  • How does he use composition and other formal elements to heighten the drama of the work?

humanoidhistory:

Anatomical illustrations from Cours Complet D’Anatomie, 1773, by A.E. Gautier d’Agoty (1741-1780). (New York Public Library)

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cavetocanvas:

Katsushika Hokusai, South Wind, Clear Sky from Thirty Six Views of Mount Fugi, c. 1830

cavetocanvas:

Katsushika HokusaiSouth Wind, Clear Sky from Thirty Six Views of Mount Fugi, c. 1830