- Magician Invoking the Elementals
- Mithra in the Form of the Leontocephalic Kronos
- The Cherubim of Ezekiel
- Celestial Virgin with Sun God in Her Arms
- The Jewel of the Rose Croix
- The Consummation of the Magnum Opus
Here’s a nice big version of this one (if Tumblr will display the full size). From The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century by Raphael, 1825.
The Alchemist who has Achieved Illumination. Zoroaster Clavis Artis, MS Verginelli-Rota. 1737.
Deborah Harkness, A Discovery of Witches
Don’t say maybe if you want to say no.
Paulo Coelho (via kurac-palac)
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A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails by Kumi Yamashita
Kumi Yamashita , whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to create stunning portraits of women and men.
In the ongoing series entitled Constellation (a nod to the Greek tradition of tracing mythical figures in the sky), the Japanese artist (living and working in New York) uses three simple materials to produce these otherworldly works of art.