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Color & Light: Archive

Hi everyone ! 
Because you are almost 50 000 following this blog I wanted to remind for the new ones that I don’t use to reblog things twice and this blog contains (for now) around 2800 paintings so here is a link to see the archive of 2015 ! Hope you will like it :)

And here is a detail of the painting “In a Garden, Corfu” by John Singer Sargent painted in 1909 

Have a beautiful day and keep sharing art around you !

Florian.

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Aaron Tveit singing Somebody to Love at his concert at The Paramount 2/25/2017



Damn those last few notes holy shiiiit

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Aaron Tveit singing Castle On the Hill at this concert at the Paramount 2/25/17

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou, in 1934. She refused to perform for segregated audiences in America and is equally known for her work in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Sarah Vaughan performing with the Bob James Trio  “The Shadow of Your Smile”, 1967.

Happy Birthday Ida Cox! (February 26, 1896 – November 10, 1967)

 African-American singer and vaudeville performer, best known for her blues performances and recordings. She was billed as “The Uncrowned Queen of the Blues”. (Wikipedia)

Portrait of singer Ida Prather Cox. Brief biography printed on back. Printed on back: “Photo courtesy of Duncan Schiedt. Stride Card Company, 115 W. 16 St., N.Y. 10011.”

  • Courtesy of the E. Azalia Hackley Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts, Detroit Public Library