Russian ballet (1930). Konstantin Somov (Russian, 1869-1939). Bodycolour within a delineated border in black ink on cream paper. Ashmolean Museum.

After emigration to France, Somov continued to draw amorous scenes of 18th century subjects, which made him known in St. Petersburg. Also, Somov painted portraits and drew a series of watercolors dedicated to the Russian ballet, of which this is an example.

i got tagged by urtube so whateverrrr just hit shuffle on whatever it is you listen to music on and then write down the first 20 songs that come up.

1. Oh My God - Ida Maria
2. Hanginaround - Counting Crows
3. Heaven Here - Dashboard Confessional 
4. Asking Her to Stay - Sherwood
5. Homesick at Spacecamp - Fall Out Boy
6. Straight to Hell - The Menzingers
7. At Full Speed - Jack’s Mannequin
8. We Came To Dance - The Gaslight Anthem
9. Holy Diver - Dio
10. Brothers on a Hotel Bed - Death Cab for Cutie
11. Too Close - Alex Claire 
12. Hear Me - Imagine Dragons
13. Rain King - Counting Crows
14. The Coldest Heart - The Classic Crime
15. Amy, I - Jack’s Mannequin
16. Dirty Glass - Dropkick Murphys
17. Konstantine - Something Corporate
18. Message in a Bottle - The Police
19. Boxes - Polar Bear Club
20. Woe - Say Anything


Rubik’s Cube for the Blind, 2010 by Konstantin Datz

"Konstantin Datz has reimagined the popular Rubik’s Cube for people who cannot see the toy’s original colors. Datz stuck white panels embossed with the Braille words for each color over the squares, transforming the game from a visual puzzle into a tactile one." 

- Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)


Art History Meme:
4/6 Themes or Series or Subjects » Paris

Caf de la Paix, Paris (?) by Edouard Cortes | Rainy Day (1986) by Hiro Yamagata | Paris l’Arc de Triomphe (?) by Antoine Blanchard | Paris. Seine. (1902) by Konstantin Korovin | The Grands Boulevard, Paris (1897) by Childe Hassam | View of Paris from Montmartre (1886) by Vincent van Gogh [X]

Gods’, the SS 2014 collection of Konstantin Gayday

Konstantin Gayday has a weak spot for modern decadence, of which his fashion collections speak volumes. As does his new SS 2014 collection “Gods”, presented at the Russian Museum of decorative, applied and folk Art.

A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in 1995, the designer born in Novosibirsk and now based in Moscow presents a collection of elaborate headpieces inspired by different religions. A melting pot of iconography from Christianity to Hinduism, Islam, Paganism, Buddhism, Shamanism and Greco-Roman mysteries.