Shroud of the Somme

Volunteers from the 1st Battalion of the Royal Anglians help to lay some of the 72,396 shrouded figures that form part of the 'Shroud of the Somme' exhibition in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

POTD 201811120 | Photographer unknown


PICTURE OF THE DAY

Caspar David Friedrich oil painting Abbey In the Oak Forest Romantic Horror figures carrying coffin scary atmosphere ruins dead trees

Romantic Horror

Romantic Horror Caspar David Friedrich's oil painting Abbey In the Oak Forest, 1810 depicts a group of figures carrying

Unusual Location

Unusual Location In Bucharest (Romania) A new art museum was opened on a Stalinist bunker; named "Muzeul de arta

man jumps into pool at summer camp in vintage photograph

Butlin’s Holiday Camp: British Summer Nostalgia

Butlin's Holiday Camp: British Summer Nostalgia  Glamorous grandmother competitions and amusement arcades are the foundation of Billy Butlin’s vision

Night Lights

Night Lights People enjoy a night out on the town in Tokyo. Taking this photo meant taking a risk,

night twilight sunset house LED lights line sea level rises art interactive installation Lines (57° 59′ N, 7° 16′ W) Pekka Niittyvirta Timo Aho

Lighthouse

Lighthouse Finnish artists Pekka Niittyvirta and Timo Aho have created “Lines (57° 59′ N, 7° 16′ W)”, a prescient,

Ottamthullal

Ottamthullal An artist gets ready backstage to perform an Indian art form of dance called "Ottamthullal" at the annual

Breakfast At Lindy’s

Breakfast At Lindy’s by Christopher Tamas Kovacs. “A multiple exposure fine-art image taken in Manhattan,” writes the photographer, who

History

History The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation was founded in 1937, and its first New York–based venue for the display

three dancers dressed in festive blue costuming perform during carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during carnival

Surreal Samba Celebration

Surreal Samba During this year’s Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, members of Portela samba school perform at the Sapucaí

Montain Morning

Mountain Morning A photographer prepares his camera at the top of Mount Daisen in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. Photographer Takashi

Swiss Sunrise

Swiss Sunrise In northern Switzerland, winter fog rolls over Wasserflue mountain. Photographer Christian Gehrig held the shutter open for

landscape art walking bridge bright orange sea ocean water island he Floating Piers, Christo & Jeanne-Claude, 2016

Art as Landscape

Art as Landscape The Floating Piers, Christo & Jeanne-Claude, 2016 POTD 20190712 | Installation by Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Art Uncorked

Art Uncorked A hand-painted installation comprising 200 champagne bottles by London-based contemporary artist Haut de Gamme, to celebrate 200

Masked Performer Myths and Legends Parade Desfile de Mitos y Leyendas Medellin Colombia Mystical warlock demon character make up mask costume

Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends Medellin, Colombia | A performer during the Myths and Legends parade Photograph Joaquín Sarmiento

Babies

Babies Part of the Giger Bar in Gruyere, Switzerland and across from the Giger Museum this wall of babies




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