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Corridor in the Imperial Palace of the Forbidden City by Edwin Leung (China)

Corridor in the Imperial Palace of the Forbidden City by Edwin Leung (China) Red is the most common color of Chinese ancient architecture because Chinese believe it means luck.

Red granite obelisk Luxor Egypt                              …

Obelisk - A commemorative shaft, square in section, with a small pyramid on top.

freehand profit turns rare and retro sneakers into gas masks.. but why a gas mask? 'mask making is an ancient art form and I look to link our modern times to this ancient art.' the artist describes 'the gas mask is the mask of our times, it represents atrocities at war, civil unrest, environmental damnation and works both as a symbol of fear and of protection.

freehand profit turns rare and retro sneakers into gas masks - designboom

Neck-amphora, ca. 540 b.c.; Archaic; black-figure  Attributed to Exekias  Greek, Attic  Terracotta

Neck–amphora, ca. 540 B. black–figure Attributed to Exekias Greek, Attic Terracotta This amphora is a consummate example of black-figure vase painting.

The ancient Greeks were enormously innovative in many respects, including art and architecture. They produced elaborate illustrations on everything from the glory of the Parthenon to a simple wine cup. Given its epic nature and crucial role in Greek education, many of the characters in the Iliad can be found in ancient art. From the hero Achilles to Hector's charioteer, these depictions provide great insight into Greek culture and art.

Characters from The Iliad in ancient art

ANCIENT ART — The Maya archaeological site of Chicanná (‘House of the Snake's…

ANCIENT ART — The Maya archaeological site of Chicanná (‘House of the Snake's Jaws'), Yucatan. The city of Chicanna peaked during the late Classic period from about AD

The Ancient Way of Life

The Ancient Way of Life

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