- The pre-Stalinist Soviet art scene Polina Godz, Jacobin
- Skeletons down by the lake Douglas Preston, New Yorker
- Company-states and the creation of the global international system Phillips & Sharman, EJIR
- Thoughts on alien life Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
- Old Vienna’s cosmopolitanism, Nazi looting, and famous paintings in museums John Geddes, Maclean’s
- Behind the Iron Curtain: Soviet space art (gallery) Kadish Morris, Guardian
- The year I left the Soviet Union Alex Halberstadt, New Yorker
- Free speech, libel, and privacy rights Mark Hemmingway, RealClearPolitics
- 8 out of 10 Texans already live in cities and metropolitan areas Steven Pedigo, Dallas Morning News
- Central Saharan rock art Jean-Loïc Le Quellec, Inference
- Indigenous Japanese tattoo cultures are making a comeback Alex Martin, Japan Times
- 3 personality traits in the US, mapped Olga Khazan, Atlantic
- Humanity just had the best decade ever Matt Ridley, Spectator
This is from Gustav Klimt, my favorite artist of all time. Click here to zoom. I just started getting in to his “nature” stuff. He and Egon Schiele made cool landscapes. Have a good rest of the day!
From my main man Gustav Klimt.
Man, I like this one. It was painted by William Holman Hunt, an English painter. Hunt belonged to a school of art that called itself the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Here is a wiki on the Brotherhood.
From Eugene Delacroix, as requested by Jacques Delacroix (no relation):