Art and poetry from the post-Enligthenment and pre-Modernist era
July 14, 2008 6:32 PM   Subscribe

ArtMagick is a collection of art and poetry that roughly dates from after the Enlightenment but before Modernism. While the poetry section is extensive the main draw is the sites extensive art collection, which can be browsed by artist, art movement, title, theme or albums created by the site's users. So, forget the summer heat with some chilly pictures of winter, check out famous objects of devotion or search the archive.
posted by Kattullus (5 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
So what we're looking at here is a trove of Pre-Raphaelite to squishy, gooshy, yummy, breezy, droopily neo-classical, languidly romantic late 19th century goodness, replete with long-jawed ladies lying idly among deep summer foliage, frolicking fairies, humid atmospherics, dark bowers, every shade of purple, and a Pan-like spirit rising out of the mist. I like it plenty, Kattullus. My friend Bunthorne would have bobbed his lily in approval.
posted by Faze at 7:31 PM on July 14, 2008

Ah, ArtMagick--one of the first websites I ever bookmarked, probably, somewhere around '97. Guess it has staying power. I'll have to go about rediscovering it.
posted by wintersweet at 7:52 PM on July 14, 2008 [1 favorite]

posted by Jikido at 9:03 PM on July 14, 2008

The Economist has a slightly odd story this week on Harry Clarke. ArtMagic has 5 of his pictures. I especially like this one.
posted by Kattullus at 4:55 AM on July 15, 2008

"This one" link was supposed to go here.
posted by Kattullus at 4:56 AM on July 15, 2008

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