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September 9, 2007 8:06 PM   Subscribe

Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood - "an homage to the women involved and immortalized by the works of the Pre-Raphaelites"
posted by Burhanistan (9 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
The affection people have for Ophelia really reminds me of this.
posted by miss lynnster at 8:15 PM on September 9, 2007


It blew my mind when I found out the pre-Raphaelites weren't from before Raphael.
posted by smackfu at 8:48 PM on September 9, 2007


Is it just me or are those paintings all incredibly uninspired?
posted by empath at 8:55 PM on September 9, 2007


empath: not just you. They reek of formalism and technical proficiency, but lack any real philosophic spark.
posted by Burhanistan at 8:57 PM on September 9, 2007


A lot of people were dismayed by the Pre-Raphaelites at the time, as this excellent site documents. Their aesthetic reputation is, as they say, vexed.
posted by thomas j wise at 9:21 PM on September 9, 2007


What was painting like before the rest of the Ninja Turtles?
No joke too old or lame
posted by Abiezer at 10:01 PM on September 9, 2007


Rosetti? Technically proficient?
posted by Wolof at 12:17 AM on September 10, 2007


Down with being able to do stuff, up with "be yourself"!
posted by DU at 5:40 AM on September 10, 2007


Lens flare in banner image says it all.
posted by brownpau at 5:53 AM on September 10, 2007


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