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vintagegal:

Billie Holiday at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, November 1958 (via)

vintagegal:

Billie Holiday at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, November 1958 (via)

nprbooks:

Today on Cool Stuff We Get In the MailMaira Kalman has a new book coming out! It’s called My Favorite Things (Oct. 21), and it’s a delightful collection of paintings with tidbits of wisdom and whimsy. There’s even a Lydia Davis poem (one of my favorite things). The book will accompany an exhibit that Kalman curated for the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

-Intern Bita

vintagegal:

Illustration by Chéri Hérouard for La Vie Parisienne, 1932

vintagegal:

Illustration by Chéri Hérouard for La Vie Parisienne, 1932

Word of the day: favola (Italian)

oupacademic:

n. Tale.

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Image: Little Red Riding Hood by Arthur Rackham, 1909. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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Sep

The Dance of Death

udspeccoll:

The Dance of Death was first published at Lyons in 1538 and has undergone many editions since. It features woodcuts based on the designs of the famous Hans Holbein.

The haunting woodcuts and their accompanying verses aimed to show that Death would come for anyone, regardless of…

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Björn Griesbach

septagonstudios:

Björn Griesbach