Category Archives: Gallery

Oskar Schlemmer | Triadic Ballet designs

The return of the Bauhaus polymath’s revolutionary 1922 dance piece

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Oskar Schlemmer | Triadic Ballet designs

The return of the Bauhaus polymath’s revolutionary 1922 dance piece

Marsden Hartley | German paintings

War as carnival

Harry Crosby | photographs

Little-known images by the poet and publisher

Harry Crosby | photographs

Little-known images by the poet and publisher

Georges Bottini | Lorrain illustrations

Creatures of the Parisian night in a 1904 novel by Jean Lorrain

Georges Bottini | Lorrain illustrations

Creatures of the Parisian night in a 1904 novel by Jean Lorrain

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven | poems

The “Dada Baroness” blurs the line between art and poetry

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven | poems

The “Dada Baroness” blurs the line between art and poetry

W. B. Yeats | Tattwa cards

Through the elements to the beyond

W. B. Yeats | Tattwa cards

Through the elements to the beyond

Simeon Solomon | drawings

Small-scale works by the great Pre-Raphaelite artist

Simeon Solomon | drawings

Small-scale works by the great Pre-Raphaelite artist

Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach | paintings

Diefenbach’s paintings of figures amid swirling sea- and landscapes are less often remembered than his lifestyle innovations.

Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach | paintings

Diefenbach’s paintings of figures amid swirling sea- and landscapes are less often remembered than his lifestyle innovations.

Leon Bakst | Ballets Russes designs

From 1908 to 1922, Russian-born Bakst designed sets and costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s troupe.

Leon Bakst | Ballets Russes designs

From 1908 to 1922, Russian-born Bakst designed sets and costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s troupe.

Omega Workshops | designs

Roger Fry’s design team reimagined the everyday objects around us.

Omega Workshops | designs

Roger Fry’s design team reimagined the everyday objects around us.

Hilma af Klint | abstract paintings

An unsung pioneer of non-figurative art.

Hilma af Klint | abstract paintings

An unsung pioneer of non-figurative art.

Wenzel Hablik | construction studies

Hablik’s pseudo-architectural designs served as monuments to his imagination rather than feasible plans for construction.

Wenzel Hablik | construction studies

Hablik’s pseudo-architectural designs served as monuments to his imagination rather than feasible plans for construction.

Yva | photographs

Yva was one of an extraordinary wave of female photographers active in Weimar-era Berlin.

Yva | photographs

Yva was one of an extraordinary wave of female photographers active in Weimar-era Berlin.

Alfred Pearse | de Rougemont illustrations

Boy’s Own-style drawings to accompany tall tales of danger and adventure…

Alfred Pearse | de Rougemont illustrations

Boy’s Own-style drawings to accompany tall tales of danger and adventure…

Frank Eugene | performers

Eugene was one of the first to make the case for photography as an artistic medium.

Frank Eugene | performers

Eugene was one of the first to make the case for photography as an artistic medium.

Elisàr von Kupffer | paintings

The ritualistic poses of Kupffer’s ephebes suggest not so much an orgy as a clothes-optional Rosicrucian jamboree.

Elisàr von Kupffer | paintings

The ritualistic poses of Kupffer’s ephebes suggest not so much an orgy as a clothes-optional Rosicrucian jamboree.

Unknown | The Dandy’s Perambulations

The dandies presented in this charmingly illustrated, uncredited children’s book are bumbling, anxious and coddled.

Unknown | The Dandy’s Perambulations

The dandies presented in this charmingly illustrated, uncredited children’s book are bumbling, anxious and coddled.

Georgina Berkeley | photomontage

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.

Georgina Berkeley | photomontage

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.