Link 21 Jan Ba Ba Dum»

Language games

Photo 1 Jan Nicholas Roerich
“Remember” / «Помни»
1924
Tempera on canvas
Roerich Museum, New York

International Centre of the Roerichs on Google Art Project

Nicholas Roerich
“Remember” / «Помни»
1924
Tempera on canvas
Roerich Museum, New York

International Centre of the Roerichs on Google Art Project

Photo 14 Dec Image taken from page 469 of ‘Ethnographische beschrijving van de West- en Noordkust von Nederlandsch Nieuw-Guinea door F. S. A. de Clercq, met medewerking van J. D. E. Schmeltz … Met bijvoeging eener schets der ethnographie van Duitsch en Britsch Nieuw by The British Library on Flickr.The British Library on Flickr
Link 2 Dec Three Composers»

National Audiovisual Institute has launched the Three Composers website with the goal of popularizing the work of three eminent contemporary Polish composers: Witold Lutosławski, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, and Krzysztof Penderecki.

Video 29 Nov 2 notes
Photo 27 Sep Sergei Parajanov: Colour of Pomegranates - Sayat Nova (1968)
On archive.org

Sergei Parajanov: Colour of Pomegranates - Sayat Nova (1968)
On archive.org

(Source: archive.org)

Photo 25 Sep Wirtualne Muzea Małopolski:
The so-called “Polish” violin. Its original bow has not survived. The violin was made by Antoni Hybel from Ropa, a village situated close to Gorlice. The then press wrote about the instrument in 1925: “because of this invention, a complete reform of the structure of a violin took place. The instrument differs in the structure — the right side has been removed. The new form resembles the letter “P” and makes it possible to reach the highest positions easily and clearly. When playing the common older form of violin, the right arm hurt because of its twisting over the violin […].

Wirtualne Muzea Małopolski:

The so-called “Polish” violin. Its original bow has not survived. The violin was made by Antoni Hybel from Ropa, a village situated close to Gorlice. The then press wrote about the instrument in 1925: “because of this invention, a complete reform of the structure of a violin took place. The instrument differs in the structure — the right side has been removed. The new form resembles the letter “P” and makes it possible to reach the highest positions easily and clearly. When playing the common older form of violin, the right arm hurt because of its twisting over the violin […].

Photo 6 Jul 1 note Photo by Stanisław Wilhelm Lilpop, 1909. Probably the first Polish colour photograph ever taken."I Will Be Photographing It in Colour". The Beginning of the 20th Century in Stanisław Wilhelm Lilpop’s Three-Dimensional Photographs. Exhibition in History Meeting House in Warsaw
Photo 21 Jun 1 note Garni on Flickr.Garni, Armenia

Garni on Flickr.

Garni, Armenia

Photo 16 Dec 3 notes Tramway stop in Wilson Square
from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

Tramway stop in Wilson Square


from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

Photo 16 Dec Demonstration showroom of the Warsaw Electric Company, architects Jadwiga and Janusz Ostrowski, and Zygmunt Stępiński, 1937, 150 Marszałkowska Street, main hall on the first floor
from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

Demonstration showroom of the Warsaw Electric Company, architects Jadwiga and Janusz Ostrowski, and Zygmunt Stępiński, 1937, 150 Marszałkowska Street, main hall on the first floor


from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

Photo 16 Dec 3 notes  PKO building, employee cafeteria
from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

PKO building, employee cafeteria


from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

Photo 16 Dec 41 notes K. Bertoni apartment house, architect Stefan Tworkowski, built between 1938, 6 Dynasy Street 
from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

K. Bertoni apartment house, architect Stefan Tworkowski, built between 1938, 6 Dynasy Street


from the book by Czesław Olszewski Warsaw Modern. Architecture photography of the 1930s

Photo 15 Dec 3 notes design by Julia Keilowa (ca 1935)
Julia Ringel-Keilowa (1902-1943) first studied philosophy and attended the Art College in Warsaw from 1925 to 1931. She sculpted mostly portraits, often in wood and more rarely in marble. She also produced objects of utility in metal such as cups, cutlery, lamps or candleholders. Ringel-Keilowa died in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two. (via)
Article on Julia Keilowa in today’s Wysokie Obcasy (in Polish).

design by Julia Keilowa (ca 1935)

Julia Ringel-Keilowa (1902-1943) first studied philosophy and attended the Art College in Warsaw from 1925 to 1931. She sculpted mostly portraits, often in wood and more rarely in marble. She also produced objects of utility in metal such as cups, cutlery, lamps or candleholders. Ringel-Keilowa died in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two. (via)

Article on Julia Keilowa in today’s Wysokie Obcasy (in Polish).

(Source: polona.pl)

Photo 15 Dec 5 notes design by Julia Keilowa (ca 1934)

design by Julia Keilowa (ca 1934)

(Source: polona.pl)


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