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Creatures of the Parisian night in a 1904 novel by Jean Lorrain
Diefenbach’s paintings of figures amid swirling sea- and landscapes are less often remembered than his lifestyle innovations.
From 1908 to 1922, Russian-born Bakst designed sets and costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s troupe.
Hablik’s pseudo-architectural designs served as monuments to his imagination rather than feasible plans for construction.
Boy’s Own-style drawings to accompany tall tales of danger and adventure…
Eugene was one of the first to make the case for photography as an artistic medium.
The ritualistic poses of Kupffer’s ephebes suggest not so much an orgy as a clothes-optional Rosicrucian jamboree.
The dandies presented in this charmingly illustrated, uncredited children’s book are bumbling, anxious and coddled.
This English noblewoman’s methods of incorporating fragments of photographs into beguilingly strange compositions, which she practised around the late 1860s, prefigured Surrealist collage by about 60 years.