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An exhibition that began during Americana Week in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the American Folk Art Museum runs through September 2nd.

An exhibition that began during Americana Week in celebration of the Anniversary of the American Folk Art Museum runs through September

Baburnamah : a 16th c. autobiographical, illuminated, Persian / Islamic manuscript (copy), courtesy of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.

Baburnamah, "Ḥamzah Sulṭān, Mahdī Sulṭan and Mamāq Sulṭān pay homage to Babur." century, Persian / Islamic manuscript (copy), courtesy of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.

Thangkas and Mandalas: Himalayan Art Five Foremost Dieties Zanzibar Museum of Fine Arts

Thangkas and Mandalas: Himalayan Art Five Foremost Dieties Zanzibar Museum of Fine Arts

A china doll that survived the Great Fire of Chicago.  I took this at the Chicago History Museum.

A china doll that survived the Great Fire of Chicago. I took this at the Chicago History Museum.

Persian miniature -The construction of fort Khavarnaq" by Kamal-ud-din Behzad, Herat c. 1494-1495, Timurid era - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Persian miniature -The construction of fort Khavarnaq" by Kamal-ud-din Behzad, Herat c. Timurid era - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rafael Soriano (1920-) - Un Lugar Distante (A Distant Place, 1972

Un Lugar Distante (A Distant Place) by Rafael Soriano. Search the Smithsonian American Art museum collection, one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art made in the United States.

“The Japanophiles were romantics,” Holsley writes. “Even the scientists among them were motivated by an aversion to modern life and the aching desire to reform the standards of art and society.” It’s perhaps worth noting here that the craze had the opposite effect on Japan.” But those were the people who actually thought about it. Consumers and decorators just as often as today get swept up in a look. Japanese was in the zeitgeist.

The Japan Idea – Urban Art and Antiques;

Kamal al-Din Behzad, The Caliph Harun al Rashid visits the Turkish Bath, from copy of 12th century Khamsa of Nizami, Herat, Afghanistan 1494 Working in the Timurid court of Husayun, this work represents Behzad’s early artistic style, the remarkable...

Attributed to Kamal al-Din Bihzad. The Caliph Harun Al-Rashid Visits the Turkish Bath. From a copy of the century Khamsa (Five Poems) of Nizami. From Herat, Afghanistan, c. Inks and pigments on paper, approx. 7 x The British Library.

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Raymond Loewy with “Seated Woman with Red Hat” (“Femme assise au chapeau rouge”) Image courtesy of the Hagley Museum and Library © Roy Stevens

The New Yorker Cover - October 30, 1926 Poster Print  by Stanley W. Reynolds at the Condé Nast Collection

The New Yorker Cover - October 30th, 1926 by S W Reynolds

Meat's Not Meat Till It's in the Pan by Charles Marion Russell

Meat's Not Meat Till It's in the Pan - Charles Marion Russell Paintings

Tricycle Awake In The World

The Buddha refused to say whether the self exists or not.

Leo Sewell | Scottie Dog | From a unique collection of antique and modern outsider and self taught art at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/folk-art/outsider-self-taught-art/

Leo Sewell | Scottie Dog

View this item and discover similar outsider and self taught art for sale at - Leo Sewell grew up near a dump. He has played with junk now for fifty years and has developed his own assemblage technique.

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