"Narihira's journey to the east, riding past Mt. Fuji." A/k/a "Narihira Riding Below Fuji" a/k/a "Azuma Kudari from Ise monogatari (The Tales of Ise)." Ink and colours on silk. Hanging scroll. Sakai Hoitsu (酒井抱一). Nineteenth century. Japan. British Museum. Similar scroll is in Minneapolis Museum of Art.

"Narihira's journey to the east, riding past Mt. Fuji." A/k/a "Narihira Riding Below Fuji" a/k/a "Azuma Kudari from Ise monogatari (The Tales of Ise)." Ink and colours on silk. Hanging scroll. Sakai Hoitsu (酒井抱一). Nineteenth century. Japan. British Museum. Similar scroll is in Minneapolis Museum of Art.

Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) - Folding Screen. Carved, Ebonized, Stained & Inlaid Wood, Inlaid Metals, Copper, Brass and Painted Vellum. Circa 1898. The Minneapolis Museum of Art.

Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) - Folding Screen. Carved, Ebonized, Stained & Inlaid Wood, Inlaid Metals, Copper, Brass and Painted Vellum. Circa 1898. The Minneapolis Museum of Art.

Camel or Horse Trapping Central Asia The Minneapolis Museum of Art

Camel or Horse Trapping Central Asia The Minneapolis Museum of Art

#architecture - Weisman Art Museum by Frank Gehry // http://snip.ly/CRba

What Does a Frank Gehry Building Look Like?

Luristan bronze ewer, ca 600 BC, Miniapolis museum of art. آفتابه برنزی، لرستان ۶۰۰ قبل از میلاد، موزه هنر مینیا پلیس By: Virtual Museum of Iran Art / موزه مجازی هنر ایران on Facebook. IranologySociety.

Luristan bronze ewer, ca 600 BC, Miniapolis museum of art. آفتابه برنزی، لرستان ۶۰۰ قبل از میلاد، موزه هنر مینیا پلیس By: Virtual Museum of Iran Art / موزه مجازی هنر ایران on Facebook. IranologySociety.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, Minnesota | An art museum compared to a  small-scale Met, featuring the same kind of grand architecture but at a size that feels intimate.

An Insider's Guide to Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, Minnesota | An art museum compared to a small-scale Met, featuring the same kind of grand architecture but at a size that feels intimate.

Window from J. G. Cross House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1911  George Grant Elmslie

Window from J. G. Cross House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1911 George Grant Elmslie

Africa | 'Mis gwa so'o' mask from the Hemba people of DR Congo | wood | The exaggerated features of the half-human, half-chimpanzee mask contrast greatly with the noble and reserved ancestral figures of the classic Hemba style. The wide, open mouth and raised eyebrows were not meant to be comical, but rather fearsome and terrifying. Misi gwa so'o masks were used at funerals to symbolize the presence of death.

Africa | 'Mis gwa so'o' mask from the Hemba people of DR Congo | wood | The exaggerated features of the half-human, half-chimpanzee mask contrast greatly with the noble and reserved ancestral figures of the classic Hemba style. The wide, open mouth and raised eyebrows were not meant to be comical, but rather fearsome and terrifying. Misi gwa so'o masks were used at funerals to symbolize the presence of death.

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