Psychedelic art is any art or visual displays inspired by psychedelic experiences and hallucinations known to follow the ingestion of psychoactive drugs such as LSD and psilocybin. The word “psychedelic” (coined by British psychologist Humphry Osmond) means “mind manifesting”. By that definition, all artistic efforts to depict the inner world of the psyche may beContinue reading “28 Colorful Psychedelic Advertisements From Between the 1960s and Early 1970s”
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, theContinue reading “20 Amazing Vintage Photographs of Pablo Picasso in His Studios From the 1940s to the 1960s”
The inscription of art work on military planes dates to World War I, when paintings were usually extravagant company or unit insignia. However, regulations were put in place after the war to stymie the practice. As the United States entered World War II, nose art regulations were relaxed, or in many cases totally ignored. WWIIContinue reading “50 Color Vintage Photographs Showing Amazing Nose Art Painted on Military Aircrafts During World War II”
Sweden has had a long, beautiful relationship with pop music. In the 1970s there was ABBA, in the ’80s there was Roxette, and in the ’90s there was Ace of Base and The Cardigans. Music from Sweden is incredibly versatile and most often magnificent. In recent decades, the success has extended to Sweden’s surrounding countries.Continue reading “40 Awkward Album Covers of Swedish Bands That Are So Bad, They’re Good”
Claude Monet is the founder of the Impressionism, and he’s the key figure which allows us to understand the transformation process occurred from the second half of 19th century to the early 20th century. Monet’s works still arouse immense enthusiasm among his many fans, and the success of exhibitions displaying his paintings is guaranteed. ClaudeContinue reading “22 Wonderful Photographs of Claude Monet in His Studio and His Garden at Giverny”
These terrible album covers will make you laugh and then violently cringe! Classical musicians have long had a reputation for being the worst dressed and least image-conscious people on Planet Culture. Weird, funny, alarming and perplexing all at the same time. And below are 30 of the very worst classic album covers of all time.